We have learned of an incident involving the vessel MORITZ SCHULTE, a UK flag, 2002 built, 8,234gt Liquefied Petroleum Gas Carrier, while moored at berth 383, Industrial Dock, ESSO Refinery, Antwerp, Belgium. The vessel had arrived from Braefoot Point, UK, on 2nd August 2020.

During the morning of 4th August, a fire broke out in the engine room, and was successfully extinguished after ESSO and Antwerp City Fire Brigade responded promptly to the incident.

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 – Wendy Lee

Singapore – Paul Sansom

USA – Charles Droll

Australia – Niall Orr

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