The 107 meter long, 4250 dwt cargo vessel VFM Alita partially sank off Colon, Panama. The VFM Alita had been at anchor off Colon with a skeleton crew when it was struck by another cargo vessel. The other vessel was doing a maneuver when strong winds caused it to strike the VFM Alita. The VFM Alita suffered hull damage with a hole below the waterline causing the vessel to sink. All the crew on board the VFM Alita were safely rescued. No reports of injuries.