Report Abandoned Boats
Abandoned vessels can be dangerous for both your health and the environment. Learn more about what to do if you spot an abandoned boat.
Transcript: Report Abandoned Boats
Narrator: Did you spot an abandoned boat? Don’t touch it!
Visual: In an animation, two people in a white and green boat approach a dilapidated, abandoned white and yellow vessel resting beside a rock. The view zooms in on the people as they turn to look at the abandoned boat.
Narrator: Abandoned vessels can be dangerous for both your health and the environment.
Visual: The abandoned boat is floating in the water. There are cracks and damage on the side of the vessel.
Narrator: There can be noxious gases or the vessel could sink and cause pollution.
Visual: Fumes are shown wafting into the air from a crack in the bow of the vessel. A red warning sign appears beside the fumes.
Narrator: Report wrecked, abandoned or hazardous vessels to the Canadian Coast Guard.
Visual: In a split screen, one of the people from the white and green boat speaks on the phone with a uniformed Canadian Coast Guard officer in an office.
Narrator: Help us protect the environment and keep waterways safe.
Visual: The people in the white and green boat float in the water across from a red and white Canadian Coast Guard vessel. A blue and white vessel tows the abandoned boat offscreen.
Visual: A white logo appears on a black background, displaying “Canadian Coast Guard” in English and French.
Visual: A white logo appears on a black background displaying “Canada” with a Canadian flag graphic over the final “a”.
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