18 January 2012 - 8.15AM
There is no significant change to the state of the Rena wreck. Good weather is forecast for the day.
Oil spill response
A total of 1,006 tonnes of oil waste has now been removed.
Salvors have been on-board the bow section of the wreck assessing the state of containers.
38 bags of milk powder have been de-vanned (removed) from a container have been removed by helicopter.
Smit Borneo is alongside the bow section of the wreck and salvors are hoping to start container removal from the bow.
Divers have nearly completed their assessment of the aft section. This information will help with planning of how to remove the wreck.
Today two grey-faced petrel will be released at sea. A small number of penguins will also be released.