LOCATION: Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador
Case Number 120-706
On February 7, 2017, the MV Thorco Crown had a fire in the engine room off Port aux Basques, Newfoundland. The vessel was disabled and required assistance. Coast Guard Environmental Response were contacted as well as commercial tugs to tow the vessel. The Administrator engaged Counsel to arrange appropriate LOU security. On March 28, 2017, the Coast Guard advised the Fund that they had settled their claim with the shipowner. The file remains open.