New Casualty – RUEN – Piracy

New Casualty - RUEN - Piracy

Incident Date:    14th of December 2023

Vessel:                 RUEN

IMO No.              9754903

Type:                   Bulk Carrier   

Incident:             Piracy

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel RUEN, a Malta flag, 27,781gt, 2016 built, bulk carrier which was reportedly boarded by armed pirates 14th December 2023.

The fully laden vessel was sailing from Korea and Singapore towards Turkey when the incident occurred, and it is understood that the crew have lost control of the vessel which is now headed for headed for Somalia.

As a result of this incident there will be delays to cargo delivery and cargo owners might be required to provide securities before delivery of cargo.

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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