R. v. Atlantic Towing Ltd., 2011 NSPC 10

In Offences in a Marine Context on (Updated )

The defendant was charged under s. 118 of the Canada Shipping Act with having taken actions “that might jeopardize the safety of a vessel or of persons on board”. The charges stemmed from a sinking of one of the defendant’s vessel in adverse weather. All crew members were saved. At the time of the sinking the vessel did not have …

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