Boxship ECUADOR damaged power cable, leaving popular resort without electricity

On Mar 17 container ship ECUADOR, damaged underwater power cable which provides Island Garden City of Samal Island, Davao Region, Mindanao, Philippines, with electric power, most probably by an anchor. Island Garden City of Samal Island is a popular international resort. As of Mar 25, island is still without electricity, officials said that power will be restored not before early April. ECUADOR arrived to Manila and is docked there since Mar 18, investigation under way, regional authorities are going to sue vessel’s owner to compensate losses.

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