We have received the following new casualty report.
Marshall Islands flag, 71,178gt, 2017 built vehicle carrier GOLDEN RAY capsized while approaching the port of Brunswick, in the St. Simons Sound, near the St. Simons Island pier.
The US coastguard has initiated a rescue response. 18 crew members have been rescued and 4 remain unaccounted for.
The cause of the incident is not yet determined.
The vessel was loaded with a cargo of around 4,000 vehicles at the time of the incident.
The above incident may give rise to Salvage, general average (GA) and recovery issues.
We can assist in the complete handling of this matter including pursuing recovery for any losses suffered.
If you have insured cargo onboard any of the above vessels and would like us to assist you, we suggest that you contact us as soon as possible so that we can start taking steps to protect your interests.
As appropriate, please contact:
Australia – Robert Hammersley email@example.com
USA – Charles Droll firstname.lastname@example.org
Hong Kong – Wendy Lee email@example.com
United Kingdom – Paul Friett firstname.lastname@example.org
Singapore – Paul Sansom email@example.com
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.