Casualty Update – Ever Forward – Refloated – Continuation of Voyage

Casualty Update - Ever Forward - Refloated - Continuation of Voyage

Incident Date:    14th March 2022

Vessel:                EVER FORWARD

IMO No.              9850551

Type:                   Fully Cellular Containership

Incident:             Grounding – General Average Declared – Updated Schedule

Further to our previous updates regarding the grounding of the EVER FORWARD, a Hong Kong flag, 112,836gt, 2020 built, fully cellular containership which ran aground off the coast of Gibson Island in Chesapeake Bay, we can advise that the vessel has been assessed as seaworthy and will now continue her voyage.

The amended schedule for the EVER FORWARD is now;

April 22nd – Baltimore

April 25th– 26th – Norfolk

April 28th – 30th – New York & New Jersey

A reminder that as a result of the General Average declaration, GA securities will be required before cargo can be delivered.

W.E. Cox are already instructed on behalf of a number of cargo interests and are in direct communication with the appointed GA Adjusters, Richards Hogg Lindley.

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

France – Marie-Laure Mirrione

Europe – John Jackson

Hong Kong – Twinnie Lai

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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