An operation is underway in Belfast Lough to remove 54,000 tons of oil.
The Bermuda registered Genmar Companion developed a crack in her deck on 16 December 2011 during a voyage from Rotterdam to New York.
Since then she has been sheltering off of the Copeland Islands in the Irish Sea.
Her cargo of vacuum gas oil is being transferred to BW Seine with the operation expected to take up to 36 hours to complete.
A one-mile marine traffic exclusion zone is in place around the two ships while the transfer takes place.
The vessels involved (and links to their current position) are:
This photo was taken by John Feltham at Portsmouth Harbour in May 2011
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