Container ship E.R. CALAIS damaged in allision, Honduras
Container ship E.R. CALAIS allided with pier at 1915 LT Aug 8 while docking in Puerto Cortes port, Honduras, on arrival from New Orleans. Pier suffered slight damages, vessel suffered seemingly huge breach of bow stern right above bulbous nose, see photo. According to port officials, Master of the vessel is to be blamed for the collision, as he took command over from a pilot. On Aug 9 vessel unmoored, and was taken to anchorage. At 0300 UTC Aug 11 vessel was still at anchor on Puerto Cortes anchorage.