New Casualty – BBC KWIATKOWSKI – Grounding

New Casualty - BBC KWIATKOWSKI - Grounding

Incident Date:    18th December 2022

Vessel:                BBC KWIATKOWSKI

IMO No.              9436953

Type:                  General Cargo Ship

Incident:            Grounding

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel BBC KWIATKOWSKI, an Antigua & Barbuda flag, 6,115gt, 2008 built, general cargo ship with container capacity, which ran aground off Montreal-East, Quebec, en route from Port Colborne, Canada, to Antwerp, Belgium, but with a scheduled stopover in Montreal.

Tug OCEAN PIERRE JULIEN arrived at the scene, on the south side of St. Lawrence River near Dufault Island, part of the Iles de Boucherville, during the morning of 20th December to assist with refloating operations.

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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