This footage uploaded to Youtube by View Creative shows the cargo ship aground near Raynes Jetty at Llanddulas, near Colwyn Bay, North Wales.
The Marine and Coastguard Agency has given an update on the cargo ship that has run aground at Llanddulas, North Wales.
A spokesman confirmed that Holyhead Coastguard is co-ordinating the rescue operation and a helicopter from RAF Prestwick is en route.
He also confirmed the nationality of the seven crew members as Polish.
An RNLI spokesman confirmed that lifeboats are attending a cargo ship that struck a rock on the breakwater at Llanddulas. He said:
A rescue operation is underway at Llanddulas near Colwyn Bay, North Wales after a cargo ship ran aground. A spokeswoman for HM Coastguard North Wales would not confirm how many people were aboard. Lifeboats from Rhyl and Llandudno are thought to be at the scene.
The captain of a cargo ship that collided with a passenger ferry in Belfast Loch last night has been charged with having excess alcohol in his system.