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Car carrier grounded off southern England

A cargo vessel is grounded in the Solent, a major shipping route off the south coast of England, Britain's Maritime and Coastguard Agency said on Sunday.

The Hoegh Osaka car carrier began listing after leaving Southampton port on Saturday evening, and the 25 crew were rescued by helicopter and lifeboat, the coastguard said. There were no life-threatening injuries.

Click here for the video report by The Maritime Executive.