MSC Opera in Santos (picture: Daniel Capella)MSC Cruises has issue a statement following the MSC Opera colliding with what was apparently a buoy, while departing Buenos Aires last Friday, March 25.

Following the incident, the ship remained anchored for inspection, but was released, and did miss one call in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

MSC said there was no threatening damage to the ship in what appeared to be a minor mishap.