New Casualty – Cosco Nagoya – Collapse of Stow & Containers Overboard

New Casualty - Cosco Nagoya - Collapse of Stow & Containers Overboard



Incident Date:    3rd December 2021

Vessel:                COSCO NAGOYA

IMO No.              9380271

Type:                   Fully Cellular Containership

Incident:             Collapse of stow & Containers overboard


We have learned of an incident involving the vessel COSCO NAGOYA, a Panama flag, 2008 built, 40,165gt, fully cellular containership en route from Busan to Long Beach. The vessel experienced a major collapse of stow, resulting in a significant number of containers being lost overboard, in the Pacific, southeast of Iturup Island, Kuril Archipelago, Japan, and was diverted to Gwangyang, South Korea, arriving at a berth on 2nd December. It is anticipated that numerous containers remaining onboard will also have been affected.

It is unclear at this stage whether this incident will give rise to General Average or whether General Average will be declared. If W E Cox Claims Group can be of any assistance, providing securities, arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses or undertaking recovery action, please do not hesitate to contact us.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom – Paul Friett
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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