DALI (Singapore) – collision with bridge – update

DALI (Singapore) - collision with bridge - update

Incident Date:   26th March 2024

Vessel:                DALI

IMO No.              9697428

Type:                   Fully Cellular Containership

Incident:             Collision with bridge

Further to our initial report in relation to the above captioned incident it has been reported that the Owners and Operators of the DALI, have filed a petition in the Federal Court of Maryland to limit their liability for claims arising from the allision with the Francis Scott Key Bridge to US$43.7m, being the estimated value of the DALI after Salvage and repair costs.

Whilst operations to free the DALI have commenced it is not yet known when they will be completed and Owners have not advised if they will be declaring General Average. It is understood however, that damage to the DALI is significant and owners of sound cargo will continue to face significant delays in delivery.

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 cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk

France – Marie-Laure Mirrione MarieLaureMirrione@w-e-cox.eu

Europe – John Jackson Johnjackson@cwhji.com

Hong Kong – Twinnie Lai   twinnie@ceemis.com.hk

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

USA – Joshua Gayer jgayer@w-e-cox.com

Australia – Niall Orr  norr@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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