Tug, barge carrying tanker truck run aground in BC channel (PHOTO)

(SQUAMISH, British Columbia) — A tugboat and barge ran aground in Mamquam Blind Channel, the newspaper The Chief reported. The Mercury Launch & Tug Ltd. vessels were transporting a fuel tanker truck and excavator, which remained upright. Squamish harbor officials say the grounding is further proof that the channel is in dire need of dredging.
Click here to view the newspaper’s story and a photo.
By Professional Mariner Staff