A delicate rescue operation is underway after a cargo ship became stranded off the NSW coast. Spotted adrift in waters east of Garie Beach, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority released a statement on Monday that said they are assisting the NSW Port Authority in a rescue mission. Authorities along with the ship’s crew will then try to fix the engine failure once the vessel is further out to sea. "Unfortunately, we just happen to be in some atrocious conditions at the moment," the authority's incident controller John Finch said. - Mr FinchAlso responding are NSW Water Police tugs from Port Botany, the Volunteer Marine Rescue service, the Australian Navy and emergency services.
Source: The Guardian July 04, 2022 09:09 UTC