Casualty Notice - Safmarine Nokwanda / Tianjin - Collision

We have learned of an incident involving a collision between the vessels SAFMARINE NOKWANDA and TIANJIN, while berthing at Busan Container Terminal.
SAFMARINE NOKWANDA, IMO 9294393, is a Hong Kong flag, 2005 built, 50,624gt fully cellular containership, which was technically underway. She has a 5,057 TEU nominal capacity and is owned by Maersk Line A/S (Safmarine A/S). Following the collision, despite sustaining damages including a breached bow, the vessel continued her voyage, arriving at Shanghai today, 4th March 2019.
TIANJIN, IMO 9398462, is a Liberia flag, 2010 built, 114,044gt fully cellular containership, owned by ZIM. At the time of the collision, the vessel was moored. As a result of being struck by SAFMARINE NOKWANDA, TIANJIN suffered structural damage to her stern, as well as incurring serious cargo damages, with a number of containers crushed and collapsed. Notwithstanding, TIANJIN set sail late last night, 3rd March 2019, bound for Balboa, Panama.
If W.E. Cox Claims Group can be of assistance in arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses or undertaking recovery please do not hesitate to contact us. As appropriate, please contact:
United Kingdom – Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk
Hong Kong – Wendy Lee wendy@ceemis.com.hk
Singapore – Paul Sansom psansom@w-e-cox.com.sg
USA – Charles Droll cdroll@w-e-cox.com
Australia – Robert Hammersley rhammersley@w-e-cox.com.au
If this or future casualty notices should be forwarded to any of your colleagues, we would be pleased to receive their contact details and we will add them to our Client List.

We have learned of an incident involving a collision between the vessels SAFMARINE NOKWANDA and TIANJIN, while berthing at Busan Container Terminal.

SAFMARINE NOKWANDA, IMO 9294393, is a Hong Kong flag, 2005 built, 50,624gt fully cellular containership, which was technically underway. She has a 5,057 TEU nominal capacity and is owned by Maersk Line A/S (Safmarine A/S). Following the collision, despite sustaining damages including a breached bow, the vessel continued her voyage, arriving at Shanghai today, 4th March 2019.

TIANJIN, IMO 9398462, is a Liberia flag, 2010 built, 114,044gt fully cellular containership, owned by ZIM. At the time of the collision, the vessel was moored. As a result of being struck by SAFMARINE NOKWANDA, TIANJIN suffered structural damage to her stern, as well as incurring serious cargo damages, with a number of containers crushed and collapsed. Notwithstanding, TIANJIN set sail late last night, 3rd March 2019, bound for Balboa, Panama.

If W.E. Cox Claims Group can be of assistance in arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses or undertaking recovery please do not hesitate to contact us. As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom – Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk
Hong Kong – Wendy Lee wendy@ceemis.com.hk
Singapore – Paul Sansom psansom@w-e-cox.com.sg
USA – Charles Droll cdroll@w-e-cox.com
Australia – Robert Hammersley rhammersley@w-e-cox.com.au

If this or future casualty notices should be forwarded to any of your colleagues, we would be pleased to receive their contact details and we will add them to our Client List.

Casualty Notice - Safmarine Nokwanda / Tianjin - Collision
04 March 2019