Container ship CYGNUS lost stability at berth, Guatemala

Container ship CYGNUS became unstable, listing portside and then starboard, resting on a berth, in Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala, on Sep 19. Vessel was righted by relocating containers, deploying shore mobile crane. List was caused by faulty ballasting and miscalculation in containers weight. No damages reported, vessel left port same day, bound for Everglades, USA. On photos troubled CYGNUS, see all photos full-scale at

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