Statement on the Capsizing of Chinese Ship

June 2, 2015 - Our thoughts are with the families of victims and survivors of China's Eastern Star vessel that capsized on the Yangtze River with over 450 people on board.

Ferries in Canada adhere to the highest safety standards and are among the safest modes of transportation.  In the past 3 years, the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) reported zero ferry accidents involving injuries or fatalities.

“Canada enjoys one of the largest, safest and most secure marine transportation systems in the world,” said Serge Buy, CEO of CFA.