News Flash – Sealand Express pulled free
Sep 13, 2003
The salvage team attending to the grounded container ship Sealand Express this afternoon succeeded with pulling the vessel clear into deep water. The ship, which went aground on 19 August, is currently undergoing inspection by divers off Robben Island but according to preliminary reports the vessel appears sound with little damage.
It is expected that Sealand Express will be allowed into Cape Town to work cargo by tomorrow morning (Sunday).