Pasha Bulker Salvage Update 12.06.2007
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The weather has settled, the clouds have cleared and the sun has made a welcome return.
The beach is crowded with many sight seers taking advantage of a break in the weather to get a glimpse of the marooned vessel.
A 21 person salvage crew has been air lifted on board the Pasha Bulker assessing the ships internal structure.
One of the ships two hulls has been breached, the inner cargo hull is holding firm with the outer hull sustaining damage on the starboard side.
There is no evidence of oil in the water at this stage, however
containment teams are on standby should the situation change.
A salvage tug has arrived from Sydney and another is due from Melbourne on Wednesday.
These ’super tugs’ are specially designed for salvage missions and the salvage team put in place, is said to be one of the best in
There are no details for the safe removal of the vessel at this stage as the situation is still being assessed.
Safety for crew and the environment are the number one priority.
As expected flood waters from the Hunter River have arrived turning the Harbour waters brown with silt & debris.
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