• Protection boom was deployed Musqueam Slough.
  • McDonald Beach dog part and boat launch is closed at this time.
  • Vents have been plugged and divers are continuing to assess salvage options and rigging.


  • FRPD on scene with a barge/crane to assist rigging.
  • Heavy lift crane is underway and is expected to arrive on scene tonight with the intention of performing the lift as soon as is safely possible.
  • WCMRC is on scene recovering product and conducting booming operations at the wreck site as well as deflection booming downstream.
  • Waste management is being coordinated with BC MOE for safe and appropriate waste disposal.
  • Initial wildlife assessment is underway with CWS and BC MOE.
  • Ongoing overflights are being conducting by CCG with provincial, federal and Musqueam Representatives.
  • Divers anticipate their work will be complete by 2000.
  • Arctic Tuk ETA 0700 August 15, 2018.
  • FRPD is aiming to turn and lift the tug by 0900 at slack water.
  • TC has requested the Lift and Salvage plan which is to be approved by the naval architect.


  • Winds NW 9kts
  • Tide is flooding – High Tide @ 2113
  • 2 kts current in flood direction


Air monitoring has been conducted at the incident site – there have been no hits on the air monitors.


  • Canadian Coast Guard
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Musqueam First Nation
  • BC Ministry of Environment
  • Environment Climate Change Canada
  • Transport Canada
  • Transportation Safety Board
  • City of Vancouver
  • Port Metro Vancouver
  • City of Richmond
  • Ledcor
  • Canadian Wildlife Service
  • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
  • EMBC