Salvors who successfully brought the Hoegh Osaka back to port have been praised for avoiding an environmental disaster
But after 19 days stranded in the Solent - what now for the cargo ship - and the millions of pounds worth of cars and machinery on board? Richard Slee reports.
An attempt could be made tomorrow to refloat a car carrier which was deliberately stranded on a sandbank.
It's been revealed the 51,000 tonne car transporter, Heogh Oskar, was in danger of capsizing in one of the UK's busiest shipping lanes.