We have learned of an incident involving the Vessel AGRIA, a Malta flag, 2010 built, 33,044gt bulk carrier.
The vessel is reported to have experienced an explosion in Hold No. 5 shortly after departing port at Rio Grande, Brazil, laden with 52,500 tonnes of wheat, bound for Chittagong and Mongla, Bangladesh.
AGRIA has returned to Rio Grande for inspections / assessment of damage.
If W.E. Cox Claims Group can be of any assistance in providing security if required, arranging Surveys, adjusting potential losses or undertaking recovery, please do not hesitate to contact us.