Following weekend of stormy weather, crews clear wreckage and repair watercraft

Foto neteja restesThe Formentera Council's environment office says administration crews will take the lead in removing wreckage left after rough seas hit the island last weekend.

The environment office is working to comb Formentera's waters and shores for destroyed ships before they are washed out to sea. The crews' operating costs will be billed to shipowners.

Wreckage of four ships is being recovered. Luna, a motorboat that ran aground Friday night on Punta Prima; Cormorán, a motor launch; and an as-yet unidentified sailboat were all three found near Sa Sequi. Another sailboat, Revull, was found at Ses Illetes.

According to information available to the Council, the firms contracted by the shipowners are planning to perform repairs and remove wreckage tomorrow on the surrounding sea floor in Punta Pedrera, S'Estany des Peix, Cavall d'en Borràs and Illetes.