We have been instructed by cargo interests to investigate an incident involving the vessel “HANSA MEERSBURG”, a 23,388GT fully cellular containership.

It is understood that the Vessel allided with berth no.11 at Keelung port, Taiwan, January 8th. As a result of the allision, gantry crane no. 112 collapsed, causing significant damage to containers both on board the Vessel and on the dock side.

We understand that, due to health and safety concerns, it is not possible to inspect the damage at this time. However, once the collapsed crane has been removed, damaged containers will be moved to a safe location for joint inspections.

If you are aware of any involvement in this casualty and W E Cox Claims Group may be of assistance in any way, including arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses or undertaking recovery action, please do not hesitate to contact us.

To assist you in determining your involvement we have pleasure in attaching hereto a pdf document detailing the containers known to be affected at this stage.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom – Paul Friett cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk

Hong Kong – Wendy Lee wendy@ceemis.com.hk

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

USA – Charles Droll cdroll@w-e-cox.com

Australia – Robert Hammersley rhammersley@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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