Crew ground listing vessel loaded with 1,400 cars off UK port; other ship sinks during storm off Scotland
Wed, Jan 07, 2015 - 5:50 AM
The cargo ship 'Hoegh Osaka' after being deliberately run aground by its crew to prevent it from capsizing. The sight of the 57,000-tonne, 590-foot car transporter lying low has drawn crowds on the shoreline and in small boats.
SEEN from some angles, tilting at a crazy angle in shallow water, it might almost resemble a huge plaything discarded by capricious giants.
Since the weekend, a 57,000-tonne, 590-foot car transporter, the Hoegh Osaka, has been aground on Bramble Bank, a well-marked sandbank...