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Wreck removal probably postponed
The removal of the 'CDRY Blue' at Capo Sperone in Sant’Antioco will almost certainly be postponed until April. The owner company first has to review the offers of about 15 companies that participated in the private tender which will take some time to examine. The procedures regarding environmental protection laws had only been defined a few weeks ago. The removal operation will take place under the supervision of the Coast Guard and could cost about one million Euros.
Tender for wreck removal
On Feb 3 environmental monitoring activities of the "Cdry Blue" were continued at the southwest coast of the island of Sant’Antioco with an inspection carried out from the shore due to the prohibitive marine weather conditions. On Feb 1 an inspection was carried out by the staff of the Maritime District Office of Sant’Antioco, together with the staff of the shipowner and an insurance expert. The staff got on board the 'Cdry Blue' for general checks. The owner submitted a tender to dismantle the ship on site and carry it away in pieces. The call closes on Feb 10, the methods of the work were being negotiated. The removal operations should start in April after having been approved by the Government of the region, the Coast Guard and the Municipality of Sant'Antioco. About 15 companies were invited to submit a tender for the removal The idea of salvaging the 'Cdry Blue' seemed to be excluded due to the presence of large rocks and the size of the holes in the hull.
Wreck being monitored
SMIT Salvage carried out checks both from the shore and on board the 'CDRY Blue', not detecting any anomaly. Further checks were carried out by naval and air vehicles of the Cagliari Coast Guard on Jan 26 at the southwest coast of the island of Sant’Antioco. Environmental monitoring activities were being continued by the salvage company. Other checks were carried out both by air assets and by patrol boats of the Coast Guard in Cagliari.News schreiben