Calgary Suffers Fuel Spill in Georgia Strait

In the morning of February 24, 2018, HMCS Calgary in the Straits of Georgia, reported a spill of approximately 30,000L of F76 fuel type to CFB Esquimalt and Environment Canada. Maritime Forces (Pacific) is co-ordinating with Environment Climate Change Canada, Canadian Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and BC Emergency Management. Maritime Forces (Pacific) has launched an investigation into the cause of spill. A thorough investigation will take place and the results will inform our procedures going forward. The Department of National Defense is responsible for the environment and is being supported…

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