NEW CASUALTY - AFINA I / KIVELI - collision

We have learned of an incident involving a collision between the vessels AFINA I and KIVELI, off Neapolis, Greece, the two becoming interlocked.

AFINA I is a Malta flag, 2010 built, 8,887gt bulk carrier, laden with 12,000MT Hot Briquetted Iron, on a voyage from Novorossiysk to Bilbao.

KIVELI is a Liberia flag, 2008 built, 22,115gt bulk carrier, en route from Casablanca to Varna, laden with 38,000MT Fertilizer.

It is reported that AFINA I sustained water ingress due to the incident. Meanwhile, both ships have contracted professional Salvors under Lloyd’s Open Form and General Average may also be declared.

If W.E. Cox Claims Group can be of assistance in providing securities, 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 – Twinnie Lai twinnie@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.

NEW CASUALTY - AFINA I / KIVELI - collision
16 March 2021