Incident Date: 3rd June 2021


IMO No. 9567673

Type: Containership

Incident: Allision

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel OOCL DURBAN, a Panama flag, 2011 built, 87,697gt fully cellular containership, on completing a voyage from Australia to China and Taiwan.

The vessel came into contact with two gantry cranes while proceeding to its berth at the OOCL Container Terminal, in the port of Kaohsiung, causing both cranes to collapse, as a result of which, a number of stacked containers were damaged or destroyed.

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 – 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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