Incident Date: 18th October 2019


IMO No. 9264776

Type: Fully Cellular Containership

Incident: Sinking – Containers overboard

We have learned of an incident involving the vessel “VIETSUN INTEGRITY”, a 2003 built 6,704gt Fully Cellular Containership which sank in the Long Tau river in Vietnam October 18th.

It is understood that the Vessel was carrying 285 containers between Vietnamese Ports, albeit cargoes could have originated or been destined for global ports, when she sank and that efforts are ongoing to salvage the containers.

W E Cox Claims Group are actively investigating the incident and if we can be of any assistance in arranging surveys, adjusting potential losses, or undertaking recovery action please do not hesitate to contact us.

As appropriate, please contact:

United Kingdom Paul Friett

Europe – John Jackson –
Hong Kong Wendy Lee
Singapore Paul Sansom
USA Charles Droll

Australia – Nial 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.

Best Regards,

Paul Friett

Assistant Director

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