New Casualty X-PRESS KAILASH fire

New Casualty X-PRESS KAILASH fire

Incident Date:    3rd October 2023

Vessel:                X PRESS KAILASH

IMO No.             9348912

Type:                   Container Ship

Incident:             Fire

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel X PRESS KAILASH, a Singapore flag, 28007 gt, 2008 built,  containership, which reportedly caught fire in the engine room on the 3rd of October 2023 approximately 25 NM west-south-west of Karwar, India.

The container vessel with a capacity of 2700teu is managed by Sea Consortium Pte Ltd Xpress Feeders and had previously called at Shanghai, Shekou, Tanjung, Jebel Ali before sailing to Hazira, India.

As a result of this incident it is highly likely that 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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