Casualty Update – TSS PEARL – Fire/Sunk

Casualty Update - TSS PEARL - Fire/Sunk

Incident Date:    5th October 2022

Vessel:                TSS Pearl

IMO No.              9339868

Type:                   Fully Cellular Containership

Incident:             Fire/Sunk

It is reported that the Panamanian-flagged containership has sunk in the Red Sea nearly a week after a fire broke out in a cargo hold with many containers floating in the area.

The fire on board the TSS Pearl was first reported last Friday, October 7, as the ship was located approximately 123 nautical miles northwest of the Port of Jizan.

All 25 crew members abandoned ship and were picked up by other vessels in the area.

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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