MV Spirit of Hamburg Damaged while Transiting Panama Canal

Singapore-flagged containership MV Spirit of Hamburg suffered an incident while transiting the Panama Canal on its southbound voyage, earlier this week, German carrier Hapag-Lloyd informed.

As a result the vessel has been ordered to anchor for further investigation. The crew, the vessel and all cargo on board are reported to be safe.

The company did not disclose further details on the type of the accident.

According to the latest information received from the vessel operator the extent of damage requires an immediate repair at Panama.

The repairs are estimated to last up to seven days.

Based on the vessel’s latest AIS data, the boxship is anchored off Panama Canal. The 2007-built containership is owned by German carrier Hamburg Süd.

 

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Aug 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 1

World Gas Series: Morocco Summit

Bringing together key players in the gas value chain in Morocco, the World Gas Series:

read more >

GreenTech in Shipping USA Forum 2019

GreenTech in Shipping USA Forum is an event for Maritime leaders who want to unlock successful business formula of the industry!

read more >

Shipping Transformation Asia

Shipping Transformation Asia will provide a platform for future-focused discussion in the shipping,…

read more >

Global Sustainable Shipping Forum 2019

The event will provide valuable insights from conference sessions, great networking opportunities and will offer…

read more >