Höegh Autoliners’ 51,000 tonne car carrier Hoegh Osaka aground on Bramble Bank sandbank in the Solent. Said to be carrying around 1,200 Jaguars and Land Rovers, 65 BMW Minis, a single Rolls Royce Wraith and 105 JCB machines destined for the Middle East, the Hoegh Osaka was steered onto the sandbank after it listed to starboard shortly after leaving Southampton Docks bound for Bremerhaven in Germany.

Höegh Autoliners’ 51,000 tonne car carrier Hoegh Osaka aground on Bramble Bank sandbank in the Solent.

Said to be carrying around 1,200 Jaguars and Land Rovers, 65 BMW Minis, a single Rolls Royce Wraith and 105 JCB machines destined for the Middle East, the Hoegh Osaka was steered onto the sandbank after it listed to starboard shortly after leaving Southampton Docks bound for Bremerhaven in Germany.