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The Canada Shipping Act, 2001 requires operators to stop and render assistance to a vessel in distress unless:

  • Doing so would endanger their own vessel or passengers or…
  • Another vessel is already assisting the vessel in distress or…
  • The persons on board the vessel in distress say that they no longer need assistance.
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