X-Press Monte Bianco

Instruct Us
Name X-Press Monte Bianco
Date 18 August 2020
Year of Build 2003
Casualty type Fire
Vessel Type Container Carrier - VT UCC

* Fully cellular container carrier X-PRESS MONTE BIANCO reportedly experienced an engine room fire whilst on passage from Valencia to Barcelona, in the vicinity of Tarragona on 18th August 2020.

* Shore fire-fighters were reportedly deployed by helicopter and boat.

* The fire is reportedly under control whilst high temperatures and smoke remain.

* It is possible that General Average / Salvage Issues may arise as a result of the casualty.

* If engaged, it is possible that salvors will demand security from cargo owners/insurers and W K Webster are able to assist in the provision of such security, subject to terms and conditions.

* If shipowners declare General Average, security is likely to be required from all cargo interests prior to the delivery of their cargo, W K Webster are able to assist in the provision of such security.

* Recovery issues may also arise (for amounts paid in salvage and any cargo damage) and we are uniquely placed to assist Cargo Insurers with all aspects of this casualty, including an investigation in to the cause.

* We recommend that you contact us urgently if you are concerned with any cargo on board this vessel so that we can immediately start taking steps to protect your interests.

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X-Press Monte Bianco