FIRE ON BOARD VESSEL – M. V. “ZIM CHARLESTON” – Update

FIRE ON BOARD VESSEL - M. V. “ZIM CHARLESTON” - Update

CASUALTY UPDATE

 

Incident Date:    7th August 2022

Vessel:                ZIM CHARLESTON

IMO:                   9461506

Type:                  Fully cellular containership

Incident:            Fire

 

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 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 – Charles Droll  cdroll@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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Following our successful 2202  W. E. Cox Claims Group Golf Day, we are happy to confirm the final amount everyone contributed to our chosen charity was £440.00

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