Hoegh Osaka
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Stricken Solent ship: Hoegh Osaka towed to Southampton port

Salvage teams working on the stranded car carrier Hoegh Osaka are towing it back to Southampton.

The degree of list on the 51,000-tonne ship has been reduced substantially, allowing the vessel to be towed.

It left at 14:30 GMT, earlier than planned, and is being towed up Southampton Water to Berth 101 at Southampton Docks.

  • 22 Jan 2015
  • From the section UK