Stranded ship to be removed from East London

The stranded Safmarine Agulhas is to be removed from East London harbour. The 17 000 ton vessel ran aground as she was leaving the harbour last month. Peter Kroon, the principal officer of South African Maritime Safety Authority, says discussions are currently under way on how best to remove the ship.

“Yesterday’s meeting was one between the authorities and the owners of the ship together with the insurers and its lawyers. The decision is that the wreck must be removed