Engine failure in Welland Canal
The "Algonova" suffered an engine failure while transiting the Welland Canal near St. Catharines, Ontario, on May 15, 2019, at 3 p.m. The vessel berthed in Port Colborne at 4 p.m. and continued to Montreal after repairs, where it arrived on May 19 at 1.45 a.m.
Fire in Honguedo Strait
A fire occurred on the "AlgoNova" on Jan 19, 2014, at 9 a.m. 83km north of Gaspe. The chemical tanker had sailed from Halifax on Jan 17. A Cormorant Helicopter and a Hercules aircraft from 14 Wing Greenwood were sent to the area where the "Algonova" reported the fire in the Honguedo Strait. A Coast Guard ship and commercial vessel also pulled alongside. The crew extinguished the fire and no one was hurt.
The "Algonova" suffered trouble with its rudder pumps after its departure from Quebec City on Dec 30, 2010, bound for Matane. It stopped near l'Île-d'Orléans and headed back to Quebec City. It left again on Dec 31 at 4 p.m. but only 10 minutes later encountered another rudder problem. It was moored near l'Île-d'Orléans. On Jan 2 it returned to port where it was tried to fix the problem. The "Algonova" returned to Quebec City for repairs on Jan 2, 2011, around 4 p.m.Upload News