Deployment notice

TSB deploys a team near Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Québec, following the grounding of a tanker in Lake St. Francis

Québec, Quebec, 20 May 2017 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Lake St. Francis, near Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Québec, following the grounding of the tanker TRAVERSTERN. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca