NEW CASUALTY – NORTHERN JUPITER – Engine failure GA declared

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel NORTHERN JUPITER, a Portugal flag, 2010 built, 94,407gt fully cellular containership currently operating service between South East Asian and Australian ports, but potentially carrying transhipped cargo to/from anywhere worldwide.

The vessel, laden with in excess of 8,800TEU, was navigating the Malacca Straits when she suffered a main engine breakdown on 4th January 2020, and is currently reported to be at Singapore for inspection and repair.

General Average was declared and W E Cox Claims Group has received instructions to represent the interests of part cargo onboard.

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

Hong Kong – Wendy Lee

Singapore – Paul Sansom

USA – Charles Droll

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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