Höegh Osaka update

17 January 2015

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

“The ship continues to be stable and the salvors ongoing ballasting operations have now reduced the list to 48 degrees.

The divers yesterday successfully carried out a limited inspection of the Hoegh Osaka’s hull. This inspection indicated that there is no significant damage.

The operation to pump water from the vessel’s lower car deck started at 11am today.

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