Photos: Cargo Vessel ‘MV Ocean Abundance’ Rams Into Pier In Manila Harbor

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has responded to a maritime incident involving MV Ocean Abundance, a cargo vessel with 5593GT owned by Oceanic Container Lines Incorporated, that accidentally rammed and damaged approximately five to 10 meters of Pier 2, North Harbor, Manila at around 03:10 a.m. on 10th August 2020.

Cargo Vessel Rams Into Manila Harbor
Image Credits: Philippine Coast Guard

According to the crew, the incident was caused by an engine problem as the reverse of said vessel malfunctioned.

Cargo Vessel Rams Into Manila Harbor
Image Credits: Philippine Coast Guard

The initial report revealed that despite the damages obtained by the vessel’s bow and said port, there was no trace of oil spill in the area.

Cargo Vessel Rams Into Manila Harbor
Image Credits: Philippine Coast Guard

Personnel of the Coast Guard Sub-station – North Harbor continues to monitor the incident for further updates/progress reports.

Reference: Philippine Coast Guard

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