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.
The owners of the HV Carrier, which ran aground on the north Wales coast last week, have said it is going to be demolished.
Work is continuing to remove the fuel on board the stricken cargo ship on the North Wales coast.
Commuters in Colwyn Bay have been dealing with long tailbacks after police closed the A55 to deal with the tanker that ran aground.