Incident Date: 27th December 2019
Vessel: SONGA IRIDIUM
IMO No. 9337030
Type: Fully Cellular Containership
We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “SONGA IRIDIUM”, a 2008 built 23,633gt Fully Cellular Containership which ran aground 27th December 2019 whilst transiting the Bosphorus Straits.
It is understood that the Vessel, which was on a fully laden voyage from Odessa, Ukraine, to Constanza, Romania, may have suffered an engine malfunction which resulted in the grounding.
The Vessel has been re-floated with the assistance of a number of tugs and is currently at Istanbul Anchorage awaiting full inspection.
W E Cox Claims Group are actively investigating the incident and if we can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, providing Guarantees, adjusting potential losses, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us.
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