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Stricken ship rescue operation

A ship which ran aground near a lighthouse in an important wildlife haven could remain stuck for another fortnight, if it is not shifted on Monday.

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Coastguard to re-float grounded cargo ship at high tide

A spokesman for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has said there is a plant to re-float a cargo ship that has run aground off the Northumberland coast at high tide:

There was no-one injured and no pollution observed at this time.

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency have been in touch with all relevant parties to ensure that the owners of the vessel have a salvage plan in place for the refloating of the vessel at the next high tide, which is this evening.

– spokesman, Maritime and Coastguard Agency

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