Beached cargo ship in the Solent was deliberately grounded

January 4, 2015 7:46 PM

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Beached cargo ship in the Solent was deliberately grounded

The car transporter ship the ‘Hoegh Osaka’ remains grounded on the Bramble Bank in the Solent after running aground last night.

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has said there is no reported pollution from the vessel which is listing at an angle of 45 degrees. The MCA's Counter Pollution Team will continue to monitor the vessel, which is currently assessed as being stable.

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