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Situation Report (July 12)

Incident: BLIGH ISLAND SHIPWRECK Incident Start Date DECEMBER 3, 2020 Incident End Date Bulk Oil Removal operation completed June 29; demobilization in progress) Location: BLIGH ISLAND, VANCOUVER ISLAND   Situational Overview As a result of a number of sightings of sheening and oiling in the vicinity of Bligh Island / Zuciarte Channel, Coast Guard confirms [...]

July 12th, 2021|Categories: Latest Updates, Situation Reports|

Situation Report (June 29)

Incident: BLIGH ISLAND SHIPWRECK Incident Start Date DECEMBER 3, 2020 Location: BLIGH ISLAND, VANCOUVER ISLAND   Situational Overview As a result of a number of sightings of sheening and oiling in the vicinity of Bligh Island / Zuciarte Channel, Coast Guard confirms that the shipwreck of the M/V Schiedyk, a 483 ft bulk carrier that [...]

June 29th, 2021|Categories: Latest Updates, Situation Reports|

Behind the Scenes: Many helping hands

Responding to the oil leaking from the MV Schiedyk has required many different skill sets, types of equipment, and vessels to manage everything from skimming oily debris off the water, to accommodation for response crews, to planning for oily debris waste disposal. While the Canadian Coast Guard, members of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, BC Ministry [...]

June 25th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes, Latest Updates|

Situation Report (June 21)

Incident: BLIGH ISLAND SHIPWRECK Incident Start Date DECEMBER 3, 2020 Location: BLIGH ISLAND, VANCOUVER ISLAND Situational Overview As a result of a number of sightings of sheening and oiling in the vicinity of Bligh Island / Zuciarte Channel, Coast Guard confirms that the shipwreck of the M/V Schiedyk, a 483 ft bulk carrier that sank [...]

June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Latest Updates, Situation Reports|

Situation Report (June 15)

Incident: BLIGH ISLAND SHIPWRECK Incident Start Date DECEMBER 3, 2020 Location: BLIGH ISLAND, VANCOUVER ISLAND   Situational Overview As a result of a number of sightings of sheening and oiling in the vicinity of Bligh Island / Zuciarte Channel, Coast Guard confirms that the shipwreck of the M/V Schiedyk, a 483 ft bulk carrier that [...]

June 15th, 2021|Categories: Latest Updates, Situation Reports|

Operational Update: June 9th, 2021

Operational Update: June 9th, 2021 The results of the Technical Assessment confirmed a significant quantity of fuel still on board the MV Schiedyk, and determined that immediate action to remove bulk fuel is necessary to protect Nootka Sound. Unified Command, comprised of the Canadian Coast Guard, BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and [...]

June 9th, 2021|Categories: Latest Updates|

Situation Report (June 8)

Incident: BLIGH ISLAND SHIPWRECK Incident Start Date DECEMBER 3, 2020 Location: BLIGH ISLAND, VANCOUVER ISLAND   Situational Overview As a result of a number of sightings of sheening and oiling in the vicinity of Bligh Island / Zuciarte Channel, Coast Guard confirms that the shipwreck of the M/V Schiedyk, a 483 ft bulk carrier that [...]

June 8th, 2021|Categories: Latest Updates, Situation Reports|

Situation Report (June 1)

Incident: BLIGH ISLAND SHIPWRECK Incident Start Date DECEMBER 3, 2020 Location: BLIGH ISLAND, VANCOUVER ISLAND   Situational Overview As a result of a number of sightings of sheening and oiling in the vicinity of Bligh Island / Zuciarte Channel, Coast Guard confirms that the shipwreck of the M/V Schiedyk, a 483 ft bulk carrier that [...]

June 1st, 2021|Categories: Latest Updates, Situation Reports|

Situation Report (May 25)

Incident: BLIGH ISLAND SHIPWRECK Incident Start Date DECEMBER 3, 2020 Location: BLIGH ISLAND, VANCOUVER ISLAND   Situational Overview As a result of a number of sightings of sheening and oiling in the vicinity of Bligh Island / Zuciarte Channel, Coast Guard confirms that the shipwreck of the M/V Schiedyk, a 483 ft bulk carrier that [...]

May 25th, 2021|Categories: Latest Updates, Situation Reports|

Situation Report (May 18)

SITREP Incident: BLIGH ISLAND SHIPWRECK Incident Start Date DECEMBER 3, 2020 Location: BLIGH ISLAND, VANCOUVER ISLAND   Situational Overview As a result of a number of sightings of sheening and oiling in the vicinity of Bligh Island / Zuciarte Channel, CCG confirms that the shipwreck of the M/V Schiedyk, a 483 ft bulk carrier that [...]

May 18th, 2021|Categories: Latest Updates, Situation Reports|