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Salvage specialists are trying to save listing multipurpose ship off Norway

Two Dutch tugboats are currently working to salvage a multipurpose vessel that has been drifting around unmanned in the Norwegian Sea since Monday. The vessel currently risks sinking.

Photo: JRCC SOUTH-NORWAY/JRCC SOUTH-NORWAY via REUTERS /

Since Monday, Dutch multipurpose vessel Eemslift Hendrika has been drifting around unmanned in the Norwegian Sea.

The vessel, which is badly listing, risks sinking, but according to the Norwegian Coastal Administration a salvage crew and two tugboats are currently trying to salvage the vessel. The plan is to connect the listing vessel to the tugs by dropping a crew onto the boat, which will then pull the vessel to calmer waters.

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