10 Nov 2011

Pumping continues on stranded Rena

From Checkpoint, 6:25 pm on 10 November 2011

Pumping's continuing on the stranded container ship Rena with more than fifty tonnes of heavy fuel oil removed from a submerged starboard tank. The pumping rate from the starboard number five fuel tank is said to be stable at about two and a half to three tonnes an hour.