Salvage work to begin on grounded ship today

The stricken vessel aground near Colwyn Bay
The ship is lodged on the rocks near Llanddulas

The agencies working to salvage the cargo ship that ran aground near Colwyn Bay on Tuesday evening have confirmed that specialists will this afternoon begin preparatory work on the recovery of fuel from the vessel.

Gareth Pritchard from North Wales Police says that “specialists are in place and hope to start work very soon and we are asking the public to keep a safe distance from the scene.”

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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.