Rescue operation for stricken ship on Farne Islands

Salvage crews are working out the best way to rescue a ship which ran aground near a lighthouse in an important wildlife haven.

MV Danio
MV Danio Credit: RNLI

The MV Danio was heading from Perth in Scotland, to Belgium, when it got caught on rocks in the Farne Islands. The six crew has spent the night aboard the ship, which lifeboat crews found had a metre-wide hole below the waterline on the port side near the bow.

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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.