New Casualty – NCS SALTEN – Grounding

New Casualty - NCS SALTEN - Grounding

Incident Date:    13th April 2024

Vessel:                NCL SALTEN

IMO No.             9252773

Type:                   Containership

Incident:             Grounding

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel NCL SALTEN, a Cyprus flag, 9990gt, 2002 built,  containership, which ran aground on the 13th of April at the port of Alesund. The vessel was in her laden round voyage from Svelgen (Norway) to Alesund (Norway) and other Norwegian and North European ports.

The vessel was able to free herself from the rocks, however, severe bottom damage was sustained. Average repairs for the safe prosecution of the voyage are required, which are expected to include a removal of the vessel to a yard and a longer repair time.

As a result of this incident, the Registered Owners of the vessel declared General Average and appointed Schlimme & Partner GmbH as Average Adjusters to collect GA securities. 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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