New Casualty – MSC Katrina – Fire


Incident Date: 9th September 2021
IMO: 9467445
Type: Fully cellular containership
Incident: Fire

We have learned of an incident involving a fire on board the vessel MSC KATRINA, a Panama flag, 2012 built, 140,096gt fully cellular containership, in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Port Elizabeth, en route from Tema to Durban having previously called at USA, China and Singapore.

The 12,400 TEU capacity vessel is reported to be under tow through a headwind storm, destination Durban with ETA 16th September, although the caravan is expected need to seek shelter in Port Elizabeth area in the meantime.

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

France – Marie-Laure Mirrione

Europe – John Jackson

Hong Kong – Twinnie Lai

Singapore – Paul Sansom

USA – Charles Droll

Australia – Niall Orr


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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