We have learned of an incident involving the vessel ONE AQUILA, a Panama flag, 2018 built, 145,647gt, fully cellular containership, which encountered severe weather conditions in the Pacific Ocean off the US coast, resulting in collapse of stow and reportedly in excess of one hundred containers being lost overboard.

ONE AQUILA operates in the Pacific South Loop 7 and was en route from Chinese Ports to Long Beach, but is now being diverted to the port of Tacoma for survey and rework of collapsed containers, due to arrive today (6th November), subject to approval from authorities.

W E Cox Claims Group are actively investigating the incident and if we can be of any assistance, arranging surveys (CWH JOHNSONS INTERNATIONAL USA), adjusting potential losses or undertaking recovery action (W E COX CLAIMS GROUP (USA) LLC), please do not hesitate to contact us.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom – Paul Friett
Europe – John Jackson –
Hong Kong – Twinnie Lai
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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