The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is Sending a Team to Quebec to Investigate a Fatality Aboard a Cargo Ship.
Few details have been disclosed, but it’s believed a member of the crew died after falling on the bulk carrier “Sage Amazon” on Saturday.
The ship, registered in Liberia, was moored near Port-Daniel-Gascons on the south side of the Gaspe Peninsula at the time of the incident.
The victim’s name and nationality have not been released.
The ship was carrying a cargo of concrete.
SAGE AMAZON Bulk Carrier
Call Sign: D5OC9
Flag: Liberia [LR]
AIS Vessel Type: Cargo
Gross Tonnage: 35812
Deadweight: 63227 t
Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 199.99m × 32.26m
Year Built: 2012
Source: National Post Canada