Fuel Removed From Stranded Ship Near New Caledonia
Depending on the weather, cranes on salvage vessels will be able to remove containers off the ship. Otherwise helicopters will be used to remove them to help facilitate the refloating of the vessel. The Kea Trader, which is a new Chinese-built ship registered in Malta, ran onto the Durand Reef a month ago for yet reasons while travelling from French Polynesia to Noumea. The stranding caused disruption to business activities in New Caledonia.