Hong Kong residents who walk and jog along a seaside pathway in the Pok Fu Lam district got a close-up look at a 637-foot container ship just a few yards off the seawall.
The German-registered Hansa Constitution ran aground Sunday afternoon after experiencing a mechanical failure.
A spokeswoman for the Hansa Treuhand Gruppe, which owns the vessel, told the South China Morning Post that a loss of power could have caused the accident.
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That day, the Hong Kong Observatory had warned of strong winds, and visibility was reduced to 2 nautical miles in some areas, according to the Marine Department.
No one aboard or ashore was hurt, and the vessel appeared to have escaped unscathed.