Contact the Canadian Coast Guard: Wrecked, abandoned and hazardous vessels

Call 911 for emergency services if:

Report the vessel to the Canadian Coast Guard and don’t touch it if it:

In cases where you know or believe you know the identity of the owner, consider providing that information to the Canadian Coast Guard.

Contact Transport Canada’s Navigation Protection Program if the vessel:

Contact the Receiver of Wreck if you want to import, salvage, take possession of, or otherwise report a found wreck at a regional office of the Navigation Protection Program.

National headquarters

Email: DFO.VesselsofConcern-Navirespreoccupants.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Alberta

  • Toll-free: 1-800-889-8852

British Columbia

  • Toll-free: 1-800-889-8852

Manitoba

  • Toll-free: 1-800-889-8852

New Brunswick

  • Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633

Northwest Territories

  • Toll-free: 1-800-889-8852

Nova Scotia

  • Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633

Nunavut

  • Toll-free: 1-800-363-4735

Ontario

  • Toll-free: 1-800-363-4735

Prince Edward Island

  • Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633

Quebec

  • Toll-free: 1-800-363-4735

Saskatchewan

  • Toll-free: 1-800-889-8852

Yukon

  • Toll-free: 1-800-889-8852
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