Orange's cable ship which was returning from a repair operation on the Sat3-Safe cable on the seabed, is now underway following a recent fire outbreak, leaving the ship stranded.

Subsequent to a request by the Ministry of Transport, France Telecom-Orange removed any pollutants from the vessel and will possibly move her to a location where she will not pose any threat to the environment. The ship is currently located on sand banks 30 km from Henties Bay.

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