Repairs of fire damage completed
Teh "Vera" which had suffered a fire near Puna Island on Nov 20, 2017, and wasowed back to the Contcon Dock in Guayaquil on Nov 21, sailed again on Apr 4, 2018, at 7.45 p.m., bound to Baboa, ETA Apr 8, 10 p.m.
Supply vessel disabled by fire
The "Vera" arrived at Guayaquil to make her first trip to the Galapagos this week to carry goods that the "Baltic Betina" had not been able to transfer, which had suffered damage to its crane. The ship was loaded in the municipal dock of the Caraguay and sailed with 202 20-ft-containers 26 40-ft-containers and loose merchandise as well as eight cars. Near Puná island, the "Vera" reported a fire on Nov 20, 2017, and had to be towed back to Guayaquil where it arrived at the Contacon dock in the afternoon of Nov 21. The 3,000 tons of cargo destined for the archipelago now were well behind the delivery schedule and enforced the activation of a contingency plan. Transnave, the company responsible for the "Vera", sent a technician to check the damage. If necessary, the "Orca" and the "BAE Calicuchima" will transport perishable food and LPG cylinders to the Galapagos Islands.Upload News