Incident Date: 29th September 2018
Incident: Collision at Chittagong Anchorage
Vessels: Bulk carriers NEW LEGACY, DENSA TIGER and barge CHAR SHAMAIL
We have received the following new casualty report.
Whilst discharging cargo into lightering vessel CHAR SHAMAIL, there was a collision involving the above mentioned three vessels.
As a result of the collision, the lightering vessel CHAR SHAMAIL has sunk. Some of the crew from the vessel are still missing.
Both the bulk carriers, DENSA TIGER and NEW LEGACY, have also suffered damage.
The NEW LEGACY had loaded 32,500 MT of Scrap from Portland, USA, for discharge at Bangladesh.
The DENSA TIGER had loaded 41,825 MT of Slag from Mizushima, Japan, for discharge at Bangladesh.
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 pursuing recovery against the carrying and colliding vessels 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 – Robert Hammersley email@example.com
USA – Charles Droll firstname.lastname@example.org
Hong Kong – Wendy Lee email@example.com
United Kingdom – Paul Friett firstname.lastname@example.org
Singapore – Paul Sansom email@example.com
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.
Master Mariner, LL.M. Maritime Law
Casualty and Complex Claims Manager
W.E. Cox Claims Group (Europe) Limited
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