Mid-afternoon Saturday, and the salvage site has been 'boxed up' in preparation for the bad weather forecast to cross the North Island of New Zealand. Swell is now about 2.5 metres, forecast at peak at 4 metres at midday on Sunday but not the 7 metres reported earlier.
GO Canopus is connected with her towing bridle to Rena's stern and is providing a static tow.
Interesting to the AM is that Rena is 'open to the sea' - hatch pontoons at Holds 7, Centre, 6 Centre, 6 Port and 5 Port are off and she has no watertight integrity save for the engineroom. Preparation for a possible scutling?
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