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TSB investigating cargo ship collision in Vancouver Harbour

Staff Writer |
The Transportation Safety Board is investigating following a collision between a bulk carrier and a cargo ship in Vancouver Harbour.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Vancouver Harbour, British Columbia, following the collision between the M.V. Caravos Harmony and the M.V. Pan Acacia.

The occurrence took place on March 17, 2019 at approximately 00:20 local time after the MV Caravos Harmony lost power and collided with the MV Pan Acacia.

In footage taken from CTV's Chopper 9, the Caravos Harmony can be seen with damage on its front left side, while the Pan Acacia has a hole midway down the length of the vessel on the right side.

Both vessels will be detained in port until repairs and other follow-up actions are completed.

The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.

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