The Government of Canada is committed to keeping our marine and coastal areas clean and safe for generations to come. The Canadian Coast Guard is pleased to report that the sunken barge, Trailer Princess, located in Duncan Bay north of Campbell River, B.C., will be removed from the water and deconstructed so that it no longer poses a threat to the marine environment. Pollution removal and barge stabilization is underway, and removal and deconstruction of the barge will begin next week.
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia - The Canadian Coast Guard plays an essential role in ensuring the safety of mariners and protection of Canada’s marine environment. This is why providing the Canadian Coast Guard members with the vessels they need to continue to deliver these critical services to Canadians through the National Shipbuilding Strategy, is a priority for the Government of Canada.
The Government of Canada is committed to removing vessels that pose a threat of pollution to the marine environment, impact coastal communities and pose a health and safety risk to Canadians. The Canadian Coast Guard is proud to report that another large hazardous ship has been removed and is no longer a threat to the marine environment.
Port Hardy, British Columbia - Today marked the grand opening celebration for the newly constructed Canadian Coast Guard Hardy Bay Base as well as the dedication to service ceremony for the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Pachena Bay, which is now stationed at the new base in Port Hardy, British Columbia.