We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “THERESA ARCTIC”, a Tuvalu flag, 1988 built 43,414gt combined chemical and oil tanker.
It is reported that the Vessel ran aground approximately 55 nautical miles from Mombasa, Kenya, and was unable to refloat using her own power. Salvage operations have been commenced with Smit Salvage and Alpha Logistics.
It is understood that lightering operations will be required to refloat the vessel, which was en route from Indonesia and Malaysia to Kenya with a cargo of 27,500 tonnes of vegetable oil on board.
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.
As appropriate, please contact:
Australia – Robert Hammersley firstname.lastname@example.org
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