Incident Date: 26th September 2021
Vessel: MSC ELMA
Type: Fully cellular containership
Incident: Engine Room Fire
We have learned of an incident involving a fire in the engine room of the MSC ELMA, a Madeira flag, 2016 built, 97,805gt fully cellular containership, whilst she was loading and unloading containers at the port of Cristobal in Panama.
The fire was extinguished by the crew. However, the fire resulted in power outage to the reefer containers and could result in damage to the cargo therein.
We are already instructed in this matter by other cargo underwriters and should be able to offer certain economies of scale in terms of third-party costs.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
France – Marie-Laure Mirrione MarieLaureMirrione@w-e-cox.eu
Europe – John Jackson JohnJackson@cwhji.com
Hong Kong – Twinnie Lai email@example.com
Singapore – Paul Sansom firstname.lastname@example.org
USA – Charles Droll email@example.com
Australia – Niall Orr firstname.lastname@example.org
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.