We have learned of an incident involving the Vessel “SAN RAFAEL”, a 2003 built 23,132gt general cargo with container capacity.
It is understood that the Vessel was sailing from Angola to Spain with final destination in Portugal when containers onboard shifted. The Vessel successfully arrived in Vigo, Spain, however a number of containers had been lost overboard and significant shifting of containers has been reported. The Vessel will be discharging affected containers and re-stowing sound containers before resuming its voyage to Portugal.
Whilst the extent of the losses/damages are not yet known 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 Salvage securities, arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses or undertaking recovery action, please do not hesitate to contact us.