We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “CSCL JUPITER”, a 2011 built 150,853gt fully cellular container ship. Having previously called at Antwerp, BEL and intending to steam to Hamburg, DEU the vessel ran aground in the River Scheldt.

There is currently no immediate threat to the vessel or cargo and the hull does appear to be intact however, initial refloating operations failed. There are currently eight tugs on scene and a further effort to refloat is scheduled for high tide at 2000(gmt). Considering the size of the vessel, protracted salvage operations are feasible.

If W.E. Cox Claims Group can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses, issuing security / guarantees or undertaking recovery, please do not hesitate to contact us.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom – Paul Friett
Hong Kong – Wendy Lee
Singapore – Paul Sansom
USA – Charles Droll

Australia – Robert Hammersley

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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