Cargo ship rescue postponed

An 80 metre cargo ship has run aground on the Farne Islands off the Northumberland coast.

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Cargo ship removal postponed again

Cargo ship MV Danio ran aground early Saturday morning Credit: PA/RNLI

Attempts to move a stranded cargo ship off the coast of Northumberland have been postponed again because of heavy seas.

The MV Danio has been stuck on rocks near the Farne Islands since Saturday morning. Efforts to move the vessel have since been hampered by adverse weather conditions.

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Lunchtime report: Cargo ship runs aground

Plans to recover a cargo ship stranded off the coast off Northumberland with its crew may be delayed until next week.

The MV Danio has been caught on rocks off the Farne Islands since Saturday. An operation to re-float the vessel has been cancelled because of the bad weather.

Dan Ashby spent the morning in Northumberland - you can watch his lunchtime report below.

Ship will not be moved today

Plans to recover a cargo ship which ran aground on rocks off the Northumberland coast look unlikely to go ahead today. The ship became stranded on the Farne Islands on Saturday. Lifeboat crews have warned it may not take up to two weeks for a salvage operation to take place.

Plans underway to recover grounded ship

Plans are underway to recover the MV Danio which ran aground on Saturday Credit: RNLI

The RNLI have been stood down as a salvage operation gets underway to try to recover a cargo ship which has run aground on rocks near to the Northumberland coast.

The MV Danio became grounded on the Blue Caps rocks on the Farne Islands early on Saturday morning.

Seahouses RNLI say that salvage teams plan to re-float the ship on high tide on Monday.

Operations manager Ian Clayton said that if that attempt is unsuccessful it could be two weeks before the waters would be high enough to tow the ship to safety.

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RNLI remain on duty to assist stricken ship

RNLI remain on duty to assist stricken ship MV Danio Credit: RNLI

Seahouses RNLI are continuing to provide assistance to the cargo ship which ran aground on Saturday morning.

The MV Danio is stuck on the Blue Caps rocks on the Farne Islands which lie just over a mile from the Northumberland coast.

Berwick RNLI relieved the local crews to provide cover over night.

Cargo ship still aground

Salvage teams meeting to discuss MV Danio which has run aground on the Northumberland coast Credit: RNLI

Salvage teams are meeting to decide how to recover a cargo ship which ran aground on the Farne Islands on the Northumberland coast on Saturday morning.

The MV Danio is stuck on the Blue Caps rocks and has a metre wide hole below the water line.

Plans underway to re-float stricken cargo ship

MV Danio ran aground on rocks at the Farne Islands Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

It's hoped that a cargo ship which ran aground early on Saturday morning will be re-floated at the next high tide.

The MV Danio became stuck on the Blue Caps rocks next to the Farne Islands.

MV Danio with a Seahouses RNLI lifeboat near by Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Danio's crew are still on board the stricken ship.

A Seahouses RNLI lifeboat has remained close by to provide assistance.

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