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Sand and gravel barge flips over and sinks near Bella Bella in British Columbia - Aggregates Manager (registration) (blog);

Sand and gravel barge flips over and sinks near Bella Bella in British Columbia - Aggregates Manager (registration) (blog)

Aggregates Manager (registration) (blog)Sand and gravel barge flips over and sinks near Bella Bella in British ColumbiaAggregates Manager (registration) (blog)The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) reports that the Columbia Layne, a barge owned by Channel Construction that was carrying a load of sand and gravel. flipped in British Columbia's Inside Passage near Bella Bella Sunday evening. Nov. 6. 2016 ...and more »

Sand Barge Sinks in BC's Inside Passage Highlighting Marine Safety Concerns - GCaptain;

Sand Barge Sinks in BC's Inside Passage Highlighting Marine Safety Concerns - GCaptain

GCaptainSand Barge Sinks in BC's Inside Passage Highlighting Marine Safety ConcernsGCaptainA barge carrying sand and gravel has reportedly flipped over and sank in British Columbia's Inside Passage near Bella Bella, marking the second major marine accident in the area in less than a month. Bella Bella's Heiltsuk First Nation reports that ...and more »

Barge flips, sinks only weeks after tugboat runs aground near Bella Bella, BC - Toronto Star;

Barge flips, sinks only weeks after tugboat runs aground near Bella Bella, BC - Toronto Star

Toronto StarBarge flips, sinks only weeks after tugboat runs aground near Bella Bella, BCToronto StarThe barge was carrying gravel and sand from Seattle, Wash., to Alaska when it flipped. All four crew members were safe. The sinking of a tug and the subsequent diesel spill on British Columbia's central coast is prompting a rethink to emergency ...and more »

In Blow to Enbridge, Canada to Ban Oil Tankers Off Northern BC Coast - Common Dreams (press release);

In Blow to Enbridge, Canada to Ban Oil Tankers Off Northern BC Coast - Common Dreams (press release)

Common Dreams (press release)In Blow to Enbridge, Canada to Ban Oil Tankers Off Northern BC CoastCommon Dreams (press release)Diesel leaches into tidal pools after a spill in the Great Bear Rainforest last month. (Photo: April Bencze/Heiltsuk Nation). Canada Transportation Minister Marc Garneau made headlines this weekend when he announced that by the end of the year, ...and more »

Second Tug and Barge Casualty Near Bella Bella, BC - The Maritime Executive;

Second Tug and Barge Casualty Near Bella Bella, BC - The Maritime Executive

The Maritime ExecutiveSecond Tug and Barge Casualty Near Bella Bella, BCThe Maritime Executiveresp Whales and salvage crane near the partially submerged Nathan E. Stewart, right of center near shore (courtesy Heiltsuk Nation/Tavish Campbell). By MarEx 2016-11-07 12:49:51. On Sunday evening, the tug Columbia Layne was towing a sand and ...and more »

Barge flips, sinks, weeks after tug runs aground along BC's central coast - Vancouver Sun;

Barge flips, sinks, weeks after tug runs aground along BC's central coast - Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunBarge flips, sinks, weeks after tug runs aground along BC's central coastVancouver SunThe Heiltsuk Nation in British Columbia says a barge has flipped and sunk not far from the site where a tug that ran aground last month still awaits removal. A gravel barge in the Salish Sea is shown in this file photo. John Preissl / Submitted. Share ...and more »

Barge Spills Load Into BC Waters For 2nd Time In A Month - Huffington Post Canada;

Barge Spills Load Into BC Waters For 2nd Time In A Month - Huffington Post Canada

Huffington Post CanadaBarge Spills Load Into BC Waters For 2nd Time In A MonthHuffington Post CanadaBELLA BELLA, B.C. — The Heiltsuk Nation in British Columbia says a barge has flipped and sunk not far from the site where a tug that ran aground last month still awaits removal. A news release from the First Nation says the barge, which was carrying ...and more »

Barge sinks north of Bella Bella BC - Globalnews.ca;

Barge sinks north of Bella Bella BC - Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.caBarge sinks north of Bella Bella BCGlobalnews.caA Canadian Coast Guard craft will be on the water near Swanson Bay on the North Coast at first light this morning to inspect the spot where a barge sank on Sunday. The Joint Rescue Centre says the ship called Gordon Reid will check for possible ...and more »

Gravel barge sinks near Swanson Bay - CKNW News Talk 980;

Gravel barge sinks near Swanson Bay - CKNW News Talk 980

CKNW News Talk 980Gravel barge sinks near Swanson BayCKNW News Talk 980Maritime Search and Rescue Coordinator Dylan Carter confirmed the vessel only contained sand and gravel, and no pollutants. The call came in just after 6:00 pm, when the vessel flipped over, about a 1/2 mile away from Swanson Bay, while it was attached ...and more »

Another tug loses load - Castanet.net;

Another tug loses load - Castanet.net

Castanet.netAnother tug loses loadCastanet.netAnother tug towing a barge has lost its load in northwestern B.C. near Bella Bella, says the Heiltsuk Nation. The spill involving a barge loaded with gravel and sand happened Sunday night – the same day that Transport Minister Marc Garneau visited ...and more »

Barge carrying sand and gravel flips near Bella Bella - CBC.ca;

Barge carrying sand and gravel flips near Bella Bella - CBC.ca

CBC.caBarge carrying sand and gravel flips near Bella BellaCBC.caA barge carrying sand and gravel flipped in British Columbia's Inside Passage near Bella Bella Sunday evening, says the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre. JRCC spokesman John Nethercott said a U.S.-registered tug was towing the barge from Seattle to ...and more »

Transport Canada Minister Marc Garneau visits diesel spill near Bella Bella, BC - CBC.ca;

Transport Canada Minister Marc Garneau visits diesel spill near Bella Bella, BC - CBC.ca

CBC.caTransport Canada Minister Marc Garneau visits diesel spill near Bella Bella, BCCBC.caFederal Minister of Transportation Marc Garneau visited the northern coastal B.C. town of Bella Bella Sunday, which has been battling a diesel spill from a tug that sank last month. The local Heiltsuk First Nation said Garneau toured the site of the ...and more »

BC 'cheated' on spill response, Clark says - BCLocalNews

BC 'cheated' on spill response, Clark saysBCLocalNewsAerial view of diesel containment efforts from the U.S. tugboat Nathan E. Stewart, off Bella Bella, Oct. 28, 2016. — image credit: Heiltsuk Nation. by Tom Fletcher - BC Local News; Vancouver BC, Bella Bella, Prince Rupert posted Nov 6, 2016 at 7:00 PM.and more »

Transport minister visits fuel spill, sunken tug site off BC coast - CTV News;

Transport minister visits fuel spill, sunken tug site off BC coast - CTV News

CTV NewsTransport minister visits fuel spill, sunken tug site off BC coastCTV NewsBELLA BELLA, B.C. -- Members of a First Nation affected by a diesel spill on British Columbia's central coast are calling for changes to be made quickly following another visit from a federal cabinet minister. Transport Minister Marc Garneau visited ...and more »

Heiltsuk First Nation wait on Trudeau to make announcement following Transport Minister's visit - 630ched.com;

Heiltsuk First Nation wait on Trudeau to make announcement following Transport Minister's visit - 630ched.com

630ched.comHeiltsuk First Nation wait on Trudeau to make announcement following Transport Minister's visit630ched.comFederal Transport Minister Marc Garneau wrapped up a trip in Bella Bella Sunday afternoon to get a grasp on a diesel spill from a sunken tug boat last month. Garneau met with members of the Heiltsuk Nation and flew over the area where the Nathan E.and more »

Heiltsuk Nation still feeling effects of BC tugboat sinking - The Globe and Mail;

Heiltsuk Nation still feeling effects of BC tugboat sinking - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailHeiltsuk Nation still feeling effects of BC tugboat sinkingThe Globe and MailFederal Transportation Minister Marc Garneau says the sinking of the tugboat Nathan E. Stewart shows that oil spill response resources on Canada's West Coast are inadequate. In a meeting with the leaders of the Heiltsuk Nation on Sunday, Mr. Garneau ...and more »

In Photos: Heiltsuk contend with tug-boat spill near Bella Bella - The Globe and Mail;

In Photos: Heiltsuk contend with tug-boat spill near Bella Bella - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailIn Photos: Heiltsuk contend with tug-boat spill near Bella BellaThe Globe and MailThe Nathan E. Stewart tugboat, owned by Texas-based Kirby Corporation, ran aground October 13 near the Great Bear Rainforest and Gale Pass carrying 223,831 litres of diesel fuel, as well as thousands of litres of lubricants. Colin Reid, a fisherman ...and more »

Heiltsuk First Nation challenges Trudeau to visit site of BC oil spill - CTV News;

Heiltsuk First Nation challenges Trudeau to visit site of BC oil spill - CTV News

CTV NewsHeiltsuk First Nation challenges Trudeau to visit site of BC oil spillCTV NewsFederal Transport Minister Marc Garneau is expected to visit the site of a diesel spill near Bella Bella today. But the area's Heiltsuk First Nation says that's not enough, and are calling for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to tour the site as well.and more »