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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Cargo ship rescue postponed

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