New Casualty – GALAXY LEADER – Hi-jack

New Casualty - GALAXY LEADER - Hi-jack

Incident Date:    19th November 2023

Vessel:                GALAXY LEADER

IMO No.             9237307

Type:                   Vehicle Carrier

Incident:             Hi-jack

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel GALAXY LEADER a Bahamas  flag, 48,710 gt, 2002 built, Vehicle Carrier, which was hi-jacked 19th November 2023.

The vessel with a capacity of 5,110 vehicles is operated by NYK Line and had previously called at Korfez, Turkey and was scheduled to sail to Pipavov, India. The vessel has reportedly been seized by Houthi rebels with previous incidents resulting in significant delays to cargo delivery.

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 – Joshua Gayer

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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