Final bid to salvage drifting cargo ship off French coast

A final attempt has been launched to salvage a cargo ship that has been adrift for almost a week.

High winds and six metre waves have been hampering efforts to guide the Modern Express to safety.

The Panama-registered vessel, which is carrying wood and machinery, has been listing heavily around 40 kilometres off southwestern France.

The 22-member crew was rescued by Spanish helicopters last week after sending out a distress call.

Rescatados los 22 tripulantes del mercante Modern Expr…
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