HS Colon has sustained severe engine damage, Hapag-Lloyd informs in a press release.

HS Colon (IMO number 9248083 and MMSI 636090764)

Photo: Manuel Hernández Lafuente

The incident with the Hamburg Süd ship occurred while it was in the Port of Los Angeles for maintenance works.

HS Colon, which operates in the MPS service, has been shifted to the closest lay-by berth for investigation of the full extent of the damage. Initially, it has been estimated that the repair works are about to take at least ten days.

Hamburg Süd and Hapag-Lloyd confirmed that the power supply of all reefer containers was safeguarded.

HS Colon (IMO number 9248083 and MMSI 636090764) was build in 2002. The 266-meter vessel has a deadweight of 58,399 tons. 

Current position of HS Colon