We have learned of an incident involving the vessel HANJIN AQUA, a Panama flag, 2013 built, 51,032gt fully cellular containership, ran aground off Sangiang Island, Indonesia, on a laden voyage from Australian ports to Jakarta.

The vessel developed a portside list and her hull was breached.

HANJIN AQUA remains hard aground and Salvors SMIT are negotiating to provide services under Lloyd’s Open Form. It is anticipated that lightering operations involving offloading of some 300 containers might be necessary to refloat the vessel.

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 GA / Salvage securities, we would be pleased to hear from you.

The importance of securities 19/02/2024
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