It has been reported that on / about 3rd May, the fully cellular container ship, the COSCO HOPE suffered an explosion resulting in a fire on-board.
The vessel was near Port Said, Egypt at the time, on route to LA SPEZIA, Italy. COSCO HOPE was built in 2012, is gross 141,823 tons and flies the Hong Kong flag. We will report further if Salvage and General Average security is required.
If you have cargo on board the COSCO HOPE, W.E. Cox are able to assist you with provision of Salvage and General Average security if it is required, and negotiations. We also provide a full Recovery action service.