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  • September 25, 2016

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 3016

    Vancouver:  Media are advised that the tugboat Westco Rogue (West Coast Tug and Barge) is scheduled to arrive in Delta on Monday afternoon, carrying marine debris gathered by hundreds of volunteers from the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

    The tug left Bamfield this morning at 0400 and is expected to arrive:

  • September 19, 2016

    Vancouver:  The largest marine debris recovery operation ever to be attempted in Canada got under way this morning, with the departure of the tugboat Westco Rogue from Campbell River. West Coast Tug and Barge is under contract to Living Oceans Society, which is co-ordinating a group effort to remove some 40 tonnes of marine debris, mostly plastic, from Vancouver Island’s rocky western shores.

  • August 5, 2016

    Friday, August 5, 2016:  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE