FIRE ON BOARD VESSEL - M. V. “ZIM CHARLESTON” - Update
Incident Date: 7th August 2022
Vessel: ZIM CHARLESTON
Type: Fully cellular containership
Further to our recent report of an incident involving a fire onboard ZIM CHARLESTON, off Colombo, Sri Lanka, we understand that GA has now been declared and that formal requests for GA security will be issued shortly.
Meanwhile, charterers have confirmed that a fire tore through ZIM CHARLESTON in the Indian Ocean two weeks ago, and that the vessel will remain moored at Colombo during initial investigations into the circumstances of the casualty.
Again, if you are aware of any involvement in this matter 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
France – Marie-Laure Mirrione MarieLaureMirrione@w-e-cox.eu
Europe – John Jackson JohnJackson@cwhji.com
Hong Kong – Twinnie Lai email@example.com
Singapore – Paul Sansom firstname.lastname@example.org
USA – Charles Droll email@example.com
Australia – Niall Orr firstname.lastname@example.org
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.