Casualty Notice – CAP JACKSON

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel CAP JACKSON, a Singapore flag, 2010 built, 47,877gt fully cellular container ship, during a voyage from Freeport to Port Elizabeth. The vessel operates on the MPS service for Hapag-Lloyd and the MCPS service for Hamburg Sud, from Livorno, Italy, through the Panama Canal and north to ports in the USA and Canada.

CAP JACKSON was disabled by a fire in the auxiliary engine room on 29th July, while preparing to enter the Panama Canal. The vessel has now entered the port of Balboa on the Pacific side of the canal, where a repair plan will be established, and contingency measures made for cargo distribution.

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

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.

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