NEW CASUALTY - MAERSK EUREKA - Fuel pump breakdown

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel MAERSK EUREKA, a Singapore flag, 142,121 gt, 2012 built fully cellular containership, which reportedly suffered a fuel pump breakdown whilst on a laden voyage from Yokohama to Long Beach, having previously called at Ningbo and Yangshan. As a result, the vessel has been unable to restore main engine stability, apparently not under control and drifting/moving slowly in a northerly direction.

It is understood that MAERSK EUREKA may need to be towed to destination or other port of refuge, which may give rise declaration of General Average &/or a Salvage claim.

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

Hong Kong – Twinnie Lai

Singapore – Paul Sansom

USA – Charles Droll

Australia – Niall Orr

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.

23 April 2021

NEW CASUALTY - MAERSK EUREKA - Fuel pump breakdown
23 March 2021