NEW CASUALTY – ZIM KINGSTON – LOSS OF CONTAINERS & FIRE

NEW CASUALTY - ZIM KINGSTON - LOSS OF CONTAINERS & FIRE

CASUALTY NOTICE

 

Incident Date:    23rd October 2021

Vessel:                ZIM KINGSTON

IMO:                    9389693

Type:                   Fully cellular containership

Incident:             Loss of Containers & Fire

 

We have learned of an incident involving the Vessel ZIM KINGSTON, a Maltese flagged, 2008 built, 40,030gt fully cellular containership. Having travelled from Korea and Taiwan and whilst approaching the West coast of Canada lost a number of containers overboard.

Following the incident, the Vessel anchored near Victoria at which time a fire broke out on board. The fire is believed to have started in a container carrying hazardous material that was damaged in the incident.

The 4,253TEU Vessel remains at anchorage with professional Salvors and Firefighters in attendance.

Given the extent of the damage it is anticipated that cargo interests will be required to provide Salvage Security and that recovery opportunities may exist.

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 cargoclaims@w-e-cox.co.uk

France – Marie-Laure Mirrione MarieLaureMirrione@w-e-cox.eu

Europe – John Jackson JohnJackson@cwhji.com

Hong Kong – Twinnie Lai   twinnie@ceemis.com.hk

Singapore – Paul Sansom  psansom@w-e-cox.com.sg

USA – Charles Droll  cdroll@w-e-cox.com

Australia – Niall Orr  norr@w-e-cox.com.au

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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