Casualty Update – Yantian Express

Further to our initial casualty notice, bad weather conditions have limited progress in containing the fire in containers onboard “YANTIAN EXPRESS” and the crew has been evacuated to the salvage tug SMIT NICOBAR, which is providing firefighting support.

Indeed, it is confirmed that SMIT have now been contracted under Lloyd’s Open Form (LOF), and consideration is being given to declaration of general average and the appointment of GA Adjusters.

If W E Cox Claims Group can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, appointing fire experts, adjusting potential losses, providing Salvage and/or General Average Security, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom – Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk

Hong Kong – Wendy Lee wendy@ceemis.com.hk

Singapore – Paul Sansom psansom@w-e-cox.com.sg

USA – Charles Droll cdroll@w-e-cox.com

Australia – Robert Hammersley rhammersley@w-e-cox.com.au

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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