Louis-Jolliet (2015)

LOCATION: St. Lawrence River, Quebec City

Case number: 120-684-R

The Incident
On November 8, 2015, the cruise vessel Louis Jolliet was reported to have leaked about 7,500 litres of diesel fuel into the St. Lawrence River, while docked in Quebec City. Service Urgence-Environnement and the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) were on scene for the response operation, with the help of the vessel owner. Booms were deployed and the spill was quickly contained.

Measures taken by the Administrator
Upon request by the Administrator, the vessel owner provided a copy of his certificate of financial responsibility, as well as assurance that the company would deal with the clean-up and any future claims.

The Claim
No claim has been filed with the Administrator.

Status
The file remains open.