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Sikumiut Environmental Management Ltd. cataloguing abandoned boats

From Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador:

Sikumiut Environmental Management Ltd. is working with Transport Canada to create an inventory of vessels and determine the quantity, location and state of abandoned boats across NL and Labrador. Similar data has already been collected in BC, NS, NB and PEI. Two major factors for this study are navigational concerns and environmental impacts of these vessels on the local waterways.

Individuals conducting this survey will be contacting Small Crafts Harbours as well as all the Harbour Authorities throughout the province and local marine service centres. In addition, they are contacting key stakeholders such as MNL, Canadian Coast Guard, FFAW and any other relevant associations who may have interest in this project.

Any MNL members who may have information which identifies abandoned vessels are kindly asked to contact researchers by completing a data collection sheet and submitting it to the contact below.

In 2013, Transport Canada put together a small inventory of approximately 35 vessels, however, this is only a very small fraction of the number of boats throughout the province. This project aims to identify a more accurate number.

Click here to download the Data Collection Sheet. Photos are greatly accepted.

For additional information please contact:

Crystal Kehoe
Director of Health & Safety / Quality Management
Sikumiut Environmental Management Ltd.

crystal.kehoe@sikumiut.ca

T: 709-754-0499 Ext. 211
C: 709-237-2750 l F: 709-754-1445

2nd Floor, 79 Mews Place
St. John’s, NL
A1B 4N2

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