fishing boat capsizes spilling oil into fraser river near richmond (with video) - super absorbent pads
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According to the Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans, a rice fishing boat capsized at Richmond pier.
There was no one on board, nor was there a report of injuries, as the ship called the "West crusader" capsized at Richmond's Sanctuary Island pier by 8 in the morning. m.
After the joint rescue, the Canadian Coast Guard sent a hovercraft
According to the center, Victoria's coordination center received a call for help and was on the way to determine that there was no danger of life.
Fisheries spokesman Michel Ibo said the ship was towed from the Campbell River on Monday and the fuel tank was empty.
She said there is a floating oil on the water that may be engine or tank bottom oil. John Parker-
In the morning, Pier staff placed water-absorbing mats around the ship, said Vancouver port Metro spokesman Jervis.
The Coast Guard hovercraft placed 150 feet of the boom around the area to help accommodate the material, and a port Metro port patrol ship monitored the area to provide information.
Imbeau said in a statement that the Coast Guard "continues to monitor the situation to ensure that all appropriate measures are taken ".
The owner of the Western crusader has arranged a crane to salvage the ship.
It is not clear why the ship capsized.
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