Höegh Osaka update

20 January 2015

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) today makes the following announcement:

"Salvage work continues. The list of the vessel is continuing to be reduced and the vessel was lying at 39 degrees on the evening of Monday 19th January 2015.

The weather on scene continues to be favourable and the operation to remove clean water from the vessel’s lower car decks has restarted continues.

The vessel will stay at Alpha Anchorage until the list has been reduced to around 15 degrees, some ship’s systems have been reinstated and weather conditions are suitable. The long range weather forecast is now indicating that it is unlikely that the Hoegh Osaka will be moved from Alpha Anchorage to a berth at Southampton Port on Wednesday (21st January 2015).

We will issue a further update tomorrow"


For information about the salvage operation, please contact the MCA. To follow the MCA communcation on this event, please visit http://hmcoastguard.blogspot.no/


Media Contact for Höegh Autoliners: Navigate Response Telephone: +44 (0)20 7283 9915