Ship Miltiades Being Repaired in Balboa After Accident

Saturday, August 11 2007 @ 06:45 PM UTC

Contributed by: Don Winner

By Jorge Fernández for La Prensa - The Jamacian flagged bulk cargo vessel Miltiades, which collided with the ship White Mist on 24 July as it was passing through the Panama Canal near Gamboa, is being repaired in the Braswell Shipyards. The repairs will take about 30 days to complete at a cost of $1.5 million dollars, and is being done by some 200 workers, 150 welders and 50 painters. 200 trabajadores reparan buque

LA PRENSA/Jorge Fernández

El buque de carga a granel de bandera jamaiquina Miltiades, que el 24 de julio impactó con la nave White Mist mientras cruzaba el Canal de Panamá, se encuentra en reparación en los Astilleros Braswell. Los trabajos, estimados para 30 días, a un costo de 1.5 millón de dólares, so1 realizados por unos 200 trabajadores, 150 de ellos para labores de soldadura y 50 para pintura.

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