The Cap San Antonio container ship hit the ferry station in the Port of Santos, on the Guarujá side, in the Baixada Santista, on Sunday afternoon, 20. No one was injured in the accident.
According to the Waterway Department, the collision damaged the cyclists boarding platform. Therefore, the Santos-Guarujá crossing came to a halt in the early afternoon, but service to pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles has already been normalized.
“Despite the occurrence, the waiting time for boarding is normal and, at this moment, it is 20 minutes”, says the Waterway Department, in a note. “The causes of the accident will be investigated by the Port Authority.”
Videos of the accident circulate on social networks. According to the MarineTraffic platform, which gathers open data on navigation, Cap San Antonio is destined for the Port of Paranaguá, in Paraná.
In a note sent to G1, the Santos Port Authority (SPA) said that, after leaving a terminal on the left bank, the vessel sailed in the vicinity of the ferry crossings and hit a float. The accident had no impact on the port’s operations, according to the report.
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