Casualties

We provide e-mail Casualty notices to our clients in order to ensure they are fully up-to-date with the newest Casualties. 

To receive such notification, please contact cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk

In addition, regular updates of the latest Casualties are listed below:

Recent Casualties

Date: 06/04/2020
Type: We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “CCNI ANGOL”, a 2015 built 95,138gt Fully Cellular Containership which reported losing containers overboard on 25th March 2020. It is understood that the Vessel has a capacity of 9030 TEU was carrying containers between San Antonio Chile and Hong Kong when an unspecified number of containers were lost overboard. The vessel diverted to China.
Vessel: New Casualty - CCNI ANGOL
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We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “CCNI ANGOL”, a 2015 built 95,138gt Fully Cellular Containership which reported losing containers overboard on 25th March 2020.


It is understood that the Vessel has a capacity of 9030 TEU was carrying containers between San Antonio Chile and Hong Kong when an unspecified number of containers were lost overboard. The vessel diverted to China.


W.E. Cox Claims Group are actively involved in this matter and have had a Surveyor on board the vessel in Xiamen in order to assess any potential damages on behalf of cargo interests.


If we can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us.


As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk
Europe – John Jackson – surveys@cwhji.com
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 – Nial Orr – norr@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.

Date: 12/03/2020
Type: We have learned of an incident involving a collision between the vessels STADT DRESDEN and IBRAHIM SIMSEK, while proceeding in opposite directions in the Marmara Sea off Senkoy, Turkey. STADT DRESDEN, IMO 9320049, is a Madeira flag, 2006 built, 27,971 gt fully cellular containership, en route from Rodaport Turkey to Evyap, Turkey. IBRAHIM SIMSEK, IMO 7504653, is a Turkey flag, 1983 built, 4,045 gt general cargo ship, en route from Evyap to Aliaga, Turkey. Both ships have sustained seemingly serious damages and were anchored near the collision site. If W.E. Cox Claims Group can be of assistance in proving securities, if applicable, arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses or undertaking recovery please do not hesitate to contact us.
Vessel: NEW CASUALTY - STADT DRESDEN / IBRAHIM SIMSEK - collision
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We have learned of an incident involving a collision between the vessels STADT DRESDEN and IBRAHIM SIMSEK, while proceeding in opposite directions in the Marmara Sea off Senkoy, Turkey.

STADT DRESDEN, IMO 9320049, is a Madeira flag, 2006 built, 27,971 gt fully cellular containership, en route from Rodaport Turkey to Evyap, Turkey.

IBRAHIM SIMSEK, IMO 7504653, is a Turkey flag, 1983 built, 4,045 gt general cargo ship, en route from Evyap to Aliaga, Turkey.

Both ships have sustained seemingly serious damages and were anchored near the collision site.

If W.E. Cox Claims Group can be of assistance in proving securities, if applicable, 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 – Niall Orr – norr@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.

Date: 11/02/2020
Type: We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “BG JADE”, a 2018 built 12,831gt Fully Cellular Containership which reported losing containers overboard during the night of 10th / 11th February 2020. It is understood that the Vessel has a capacity of 1,004TEU was carrying containers between Cork, Ireland and Rotterdam, The Netherlands when an unspecified number of containers were lost overboard.
Vessel: New Casualty - BG JADE - Containers overboard
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We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “BG JADE”, a 2018 built 12,831gt Fully Cellular Containership which reported losing containers overboard during the night of 10th / 11th February 2020.

It is understood that the Vessel has a capacity of 1,004TEU was carrying containers between Cork, Ireland and Rotterdam, The Netherlands when an unspecified number of containers were lost overboard.

W.E. Cox Claims Group are actively involved in this matter and have a Surveyor on standby in Rotterdam awaiting arrival of the “BG JADE” later this evening, in order to assess any potential damages on behalf of cargo interests.

If we can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk

Europe – John Jackson – surveys@cwhji.com
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 – Nial Orr – norr@w-e-cox.com.au

Date: 31/01/2020
Type: Further to our initial advice concerning an incident involving the vessel NORTHERN JUPITER, it has since been confirmed that there was a fire in the engine room on 4th January and the fire alarm was activated. The crew commenced firefighting measures immediately and with the vessel safely anchored in position 01-34N 103-01E, a stand by tug was ordered for safety reasons. On 10th January 2020 NORTHERN JUPITER was towed to Singapore as port of refuge, where repair options are currently being evaluated by Shipowners. It has not yet been decided where repairs necessary for the safe prosecution of the laden voyage will be undertaken. Stichling Hahn Hilbrich are appointed as General Average Adjusters, and have indicated an initial GA estimate of 10% of contributory values. We confirm that W E Cox Claims Group has received and continues to receive instructions to represent a growing number of cargo interests. If you are aware of any involvement in this casualty and W E Cox Claims Group may be of assistance in any way, including provision of securities, arranging surveys, adjusting any potential losses or undertaking recovery action, 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 – Niall Orr – norr@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.
Vessel: CASUALTY UPDATE - NORTHERN JUPITER - GA - Engine room fire
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Further to our initial advice concerning an incident involving the vessel NORTHERN JUPITER, it has since been confirmed that there was a fire in the engine room on 4th January and the fire alarm was activated.

The crew commenced firefighting measures immediately and with the vessel safely anchored in position 01-34N 103-01E, a stand by tug was ordered for safety reasons. On 10th January 2020 NORTHERN JUPITER was towed to Singapore as port of refuge, where repair options are currently being evaluated by Shipowners. It has not yet been decided where repairs necessary for the safe prosecution of the laden voyage will be undertaken.

Stichling Hahn Hilbrich are appointed as General Average Adjusters, and have indicated an initial GA estimate of 10% of contributory values. We confirm that W E Cox Claims Group has received and continues to receive instructions to represent a growing number of cargo interests.

If you are aware of any involvement in this casualty and W E Cox Claims Group may be of assistance in any way, including provision of securities, arranging surveys, adjusting any potential losses or undertaking recovery action, 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 – Niall Orr – norr@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.

Date: 23/01/2020
Type: We have learned of an incident involving the vessel NORTHERN JUPITER, a Portugal flag, 2010 built, 94,407gt fully cellular containership currently operating service between South East Asian and Australian ports, but potentially carrying transhipped cargo to/from anywhere worldwide. The vessel, laden with in excess of 8,800TEU, was navigating the Malacca Straits when she suffered a main engine breakdown on 4th January 2020, and is currently reported to be at Singapore for inspection and repair. General Average was declared and W E Cox Claims Group has received instructions to represent the interests of part cargo onboard. If you are aware of any involvement in this casualty and W E Cox Claims Group may be of assistance in any way, including provision of securities, arranging surveys, adjusting any potential losses or undertaking recovery action, 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 – Niall Orr – norr@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.
Vessel: NEW CASUALTY - NORTHERN JUPITER - Engine failure GA declared
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We have learned of an incident involving the vessel NORTHERN JUPITER, a Portugal flag, 2010 built, 94,407gt fully cellular containership currently operating service between South East Asian and Australian ports, but potentially carrying transhipped cargo to/from anywhere worldwide.

The vessel, laden with in excess of 8,800TEU, was navigating the Malacca Straits when she suffered a main engine breakdown on 4th January 2020, and is currently reported to be at Singapore for inspection and repair.

General Average was declared and W E Cox Claims Group has received instructions to represent the interests of part cargo onboard.

If you are aware of any involvement in this casualty and W E Cox Claims Group may be of assistance in any way, including provision of securities, arranging surveys, adjusting any potential losses or undertaking recovery action, 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 – Niall Orr – norr@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.

Date: 17/01/2020
Type: W.E. Cox have been instructed by cargo interests following an incident involving the Vessel “AEOLOS”, a 2001 built 19,882gt Bulk Carrier which suffered rudder failure causing her to drift out of control northeast of Cape Maleas, Greece, 6th January 2020.
Vessel: New Casualty - AELOS - LOF Salvage & GA
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W.E. Cox have been instructed by cargo interests following an incident involving the Vessel “AEOLOS”, a 2001 built 19,882gt Bulk Carrier which suffered rudder failure causing her to drift out of control northeast of Cape Maleas, Greece, 6th January 2020.

The Vessel was fully laden with steel cargoes being shipped from Turkey to Argentina when she encountered difficulties. Professional Salvors have been instructed under LOF terms and Vessel Owners have declared General Average.

The Vessel is currently anchored in Greece awaiting inspection. W.E. Cox have retained experts to attend on board and are in discussion with Vessel Owners P&I, Salvors Representatives and GA Adjusters.

If we can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, providing Guarantees, adjusting potential losses, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom Rajiv Thakar – rthakar@w-e-cox.co.uk

Europe – John Jackson – surveys@cwhji.com
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 – Niall Orr – norr@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.

Date: 07/01/2020
Type: We have learned of an incident involving the vessel COSCO PACIFIC, a Hong Kong flag, 2008 built, 115,776gt fully cellular containership en route from Port Klang, Malaysia to Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India, having previously called at Singapore on a voyage commencing in China.
Vessel: NEW CASUALTY - COSCO PACIFIC
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We have learned of an incident involving the vessel COSCO PACIFIC, a Hong Kong flag, 2008 built, 115,776gt fully cellular containership en route from Port Klang, Malaysia to Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India, having previously called at Singapore on a voyage commencing in China.

The vessel was in the Arabian Sea off the southwestern coast of India when fire broke out in a cargo hold on 4th January 2020. The scheduled voyage was interrupted and COSCO PACIFIC headed to Sri Lanka, berthing at Eastern Ferry Terminal, Colombo port on 6th January, where containers on fire were to be offloaded and the vessel monitored until response inspections are completed.

W E Cox Claims Group has received instructions to represent the interests of part cargo onboard.

If you are aware of any involvement in this casualty and W E Cox Claims Group may be of assistance in any way, including provision of securities, arranging surveys, adjusting any potential losses or undertaking recovery action, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Date: 30/12/2019
Type: CASUALTY NOTICE Incident Date: 21st December 2019 Vessel: CDRY BLUE IMO No. 9504619 Type: General cargo ship Incident: Loss of engine power & grounding We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “CDRY BLUE”, an Italy flag, 2010 built, 5,629gt General Cargo Ship, which suffered loss of engine power, resulting in running aground south of Sant Antioco, during a voyage from Cagliari, Italy, to Alicante, Spain. It is reported that the Vessel had experienced heavy weather on high seas and attempted to seek shelter at first convenient anchorage. The Italian Coast Guard dispatched a helicopter and salvage team in response to a request for urgent assistance and all crew were safely evacuated. Maritime authorities have opened an incident investigation file and, when the weather is more stable, surveyors and salvage team with divers will attend onboard, to investigate the cause of the incident and extent of damages incurred. W E Cox Claims Group are actively investigating the incident and if we can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, providing Guarantees if required, adjusting potential losses, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us. As appropriate, please contact: United Kingdom – Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk Europe – John Jackson – surveys@cwhji.com 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 – Niall Orr – norr@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. Best Regards, Paul Friett Assistant Director
Vessel: CASUALTY NOTICE - CDRY BLUE
Location: South of Sant Antioco

CASUALTY NOTICE

Incident Date: 21st December 2019

Vessel: CDRY BLUE

IMO No. 9504619

Type: General cargo ship

Incident: Loss of engine power & grounding

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “CDRY BLUE”, an Italy flag, 2010 built, 5,629gt General Cargo Ship, which suffered loss of engine power, resulting in running aground south of Sant Antioco, during a voyage from Cagliari, Italy, to Alicante, Spain.

It is reported that the Vessel had experienced heavy weather on high seas and attempted to seek shelter at first convenient anchorage. The Italian Coast Guard dispatched a helicopter and salvage team in response to a request for urgent assistance and all crew were safely evacuated. Maritime authorities have opened an incident investigation file and, when the weather is more stable, surveyors and salvage team with divers will attend onboard, to investigate the cause of the incident and extent of damages incurred.

W E Cox Claims Group are actively investigating the incident and if we can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, providing Guarantees if required, adjusting potential losses, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom – Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk
Europe – John Jackson – surveys@cwhji.com
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 – Niall Orr – norr@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.

Best Regards,

Paul Friett

Assistant Director

Date: 30/12/2019
Type: CASUALTY NOTICE Incident Date: 27th December 2019 Vessel: SONGA IRIDIUM IMO No. 9337030 Type: Fully Cellular Containership Incident: Grounding We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “SONGA IRIDIUM”, a 2008 built 23,633gt Fully Cellular Containership which ran aground 27th December 2019 whilst transiting the Bosphorus Straits. It is understood that the Vessel, which was on a fully laden voyage from Odessa, Ukraine, to Constanza, Romania, may have suffered an engine malfunction which resulted in the grounding. The Vessel has been re-floated with the assistance of a number of tugs and is currently at Istanbul Anchorage awaiting full inspection. W E Cox Claims Group are actively investigating the incident and if we can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, providing Guarantees, adjusting potential losses, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us. As appropriate, please contact: United Kingdom – Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk Europe – John Jackson – surveys@cwhji.com 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 – Niall Orr – norr@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. Best Regards, Paul Friett Assistant Director
Vessel: CASUALTY NOTICE - SONGA IRIDIUM
Location: Bosphorus Straits

CASUALTY NOTICE

Incident Date: 27th December 2019

Vessel: SONGA IRIDIUM

IMO No. 9337030

Type: Fully Cellular Containership

Incident: Grounding

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “SONGA IRIDIUM”, a 2008 built 23,633gt Fully Cellular Containership which ran aground 27th December 2019 whilst transiting the Bosphorus Straits.

It is understood that the Vessel, which was on a fully laden voyage from Odessa, Ukraine, to Constanza, Romania, may have suffered an engine malfunction which resulted in the grounding.

The Vessel has been re-floated with the assistance of a number of tugs and is currently at Istanbul Anchorage awaiting full inspection.

W E Cox Claims Group are actively investigating the incident and if we can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, providing Guarantees, adjusting potential losses, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom – Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk

Europe – John Jackson – surveys@cwhji.com
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 – Niall Orr – norr@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.

Best Regards,

Paul Friett

Assistant Director

Date: 11/12/2019
Type: We have received the following new casualty report. Fully cellular containership APL MEXICO CITY drifted after breaking its lines at the quay and came into contact with a shore crane, causing it to collapse.
Vessel: CASUALTY - APL MEXICO CITY
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We have received the following new casualty report.

Fully cellular containership APL MEXICO CITY drifted after breaking its lines at the quay and came into contact with a shore crane, causing it to collapse.

Services of professional salvors were sought under the Lloyd’s Form of Salvage Agreement (LOF) by the vessel.

The above incident may give rise to salvage, general average (GA) and recovery issues.

We can assist in the complete handling of this matter including provision of Salvage and/or General Average securities, arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses and pursuing recovery for any losses suffered.

If you have insured cargo onboard any of the above vessels and would like us to assist you, we suggest that you contact us as soon as possible so that we can start taking steps to protect your interests.

As appropriate, please contact:

Australia – Niall Orr NOrr@w-e-cox.com.au

USA – Charles Droll cdroll@w-e-cox.com

Hong Kong – Wendy Lee wendy@ceemis.com.hk

United Kingdom – Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk

Singapore – Paul Sansom psansom@w-e-cox.com.sg