NEW CASUALTY - AFINA I / KIVELI - collision
We have learned of an incident involving a collision between the vessels AFINA I and KIVELI, off Neapolis, Greece, the two becoming interlocked.
AFINA I is a Malta flag, 2010 built, 8,887gt bulk carrier, laden with 12,000MT Hot Briquetted Iron, on a voyage from Novorossiysk to Bilbao.
KIVELI is a Liberia flag, 2008 built, 22,115gt bulk carrier, en route from Casablanca to Varna, laden with 38,000MT Fertilizer.
It is reported that AFINA I sustained water ingress due to the incident. Meanwhile, both ships have contracted professional Salvors under Lloyd’s Open Form and General Average may also be declared.
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