Spotted: General cargo ship CYGNUS lost stability at berth, Guatemala

By Accidents

General cargo ship CYGNUS became unstable, listing portside and then starboard, resting on a berth, in Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala, on Sep 19.

Spotted: General cargo ship CYGNUS lost stability at berth, Guatemala

Vessel was righted by relocating the containerised cargo and with the help of shore mobile crane.

List was caused by faulty ballasting and miscalculation in containers weight.

No damages reported. The vessel left Santo Tomas de Castilla same day, bound for Everglades, USA.

CYGNUS - IMO 9197428

CYGNUS - IMO 9197428

CYGNUS - IMO 9197428

Photos courtesy of Empresa Portuaria Nacional

Source: Fleetmon