(LITTLE POND, Nova Scotia) — The Canadian Coast Guard airlifted the crew of a tanker to safety on Sunday after the ship lost propulsion and ran aground off Cape Breton, CBC News reported. The bunkering tanker Arca 1 experienced engine failure en route to Sydney, Nova Scotia, and grounded near the entrance to the harbor. A Coast Guard helicopter lifted the six crewmen to safety and no injuries were reported. A Coast Guard spokeswoman said there was no pollution from Arca 1 and its hull had not been breached. The ship was carrying approximately 15 tonnes of fuel.
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