New Casualty – Shiling – Engine Breakdown (LOF)

New Casualty - Shiling - Engine Breakdown (LOF)

Incident Date:    12th May 2023

Vessel:                Shiling

IMO No.             9290452

Type:                  Containership

Incident:            Engine Breakdown (LOF)

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel Shiling, a Singaporean flag, 53,807 gt, 2005 built, containership which issued a Mayday call after losing power off coast of S Island, 22 NM NNW of Farewell Spit, New Zealand on 12 May 2023. Vessel Owners have now contracted with professional Salvors, DDW Offshore under a Lloyd’s Open Form (LOF) Agreement.

The container vessel has a capacity of 5,028teu is operated by Feedertech Private Limited and had previously called at Wellington and Auckland in New Zealand. As a result of this incident it is highly likely that there will be delays to cargo delivery and cargo owners will 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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