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TSB probing death on cargo ship in eastern Quebec

March 18, 2018
By The Canadian Press
Health & Safety Transportation occupational health and safety Workplace accident -- fatality

PORT-DANIEL-GASCONS, Que. – 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.

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