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Coastguard officials hope to begin pumping 3,500 tonnes of oil from the stricken ship MSC Napoli. The vessel, which is beached off the Devon coast, was carrying 2,323 containers. Watch the BBC’s footage from the scene broadcast by reporter John Kay. Find the film, titled ‘oil to be moved from ship’, in the BBC’s video and audio news section on news.bbc.co.uk 

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