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Cargo ship salvage

Work will start tomorrow on breaking up the stricken cargo ship which ran aground near Colwyn Bay last week. All the fuel has been taken off the MV Carrier, along with oily water and other hazardous materials.

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Coastguard "Fuel tanks intact"

The MV Carrier remains stranded tonight Credit: ITV News Wales

Following a meeting this evening the Maritime and Coastguard Agency have said they believe the fuel tanks aboard the MV Carrier to be intact, and any fuel leak is likely to have been a small amount from the engine.

Salvage experts are now drawing up plans for the recovery of the ship, though at the moment there is no timescale for the operation.

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