Barge 1526 (2017)

LOCATION: Hudson Bay

Case number: 120-726-R

The Incident
On October 12, 2017, the Tug Keewatin was towing two barges, the 1526 and the 1801, in Hudson Bay, approximately 175 nautical miles east of Churchill, Manitoba. The tow wire of Barge 1526 payed out to the end and released; the barge was then adrift from the tug.

On October 24, 2017, the tug crew successfully recovered Barge 1526 and continued the voyage with the barge in tow. No pollution was observed.

The Claim
No claim has been filed with the Administrator.

The file remains open.