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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Stranded ship could remain stuck for a fortnight

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

They are waiting for more salvage equipment to be brought in and it is extremely unlikely that there will be any attempt today.

However, they will be making a determined effort, I suspect, tomorrow evening.

If they cannot get it off tomorrow, the chances are it will be stuck for another fortnight.

– Ian Clayton, Seahouses RNLI

The RNLI's Ian Clayton added that lower tides over the next two weeks would hamper any attempt to remove the Danio. Storms are also due to hit the area next week, so the skipper has filled the ballast tanks with sea water to make the vessel more stable.

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