We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “MAKASSAR HIGHWAY”, a 2001 built 17,735gt Vehicle Carrier which ran aground in the Vastervik municipality of Sweden 23rd July 2018 .

It is understood that the Vessel was carrying 1,325 cars from the UK and Germany to Sweden when she ran aground at 14 knots. The Vessel is damaged and cannot be re-floated by her own means and as such Salvors have been appointed with salvage operations likely to last a number of days.

W E Cox Claims Group are actively investigating the incident and if we can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses, providing Salvage and/or General Average Security, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom Paul Friett
Hong Kong Wendy Lee
Singapore Paul Sansom
USA Charles Droll

Australia – Robert Hammersley

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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