In light of the situation, Incident Commander Tom Wiker, Gallagher Marine Systems said:
Our crews are working under very challenging conditions. Recreational boats impeding the safety zone and drone activity in the area where our teams are actively working can be a distraction that leads to a mishap or injury.We ask that people please respect the safety zones as they are in place for the safety of the public and responders
What is more, minor pollution has been reported within the proximity of the wreck and along the shoreline, since the cutting begun.
Althoguh, responders continue to recover small pieces of debris, some of which are oiled, while light oil sheening continues to be observed adjacent to the wreck during the daily aerial and on-water surveys.