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In casualty situations prompt action is important to ensure that your interests are fully protected. Central to this is early identification of any involvement you may have in casualty cases. To assist you we provide below brief details of casualties that we are investigating or handling.

You may choose to display this list of casualties either alphabetically by clicking on "VESSEL NAME" or chronologically by clicking on "CASUALTY DATE"

Casualty Date Vessel Name Year of Build Casualty type Voyage Details
16 Apr 2018 Finlandia Seaways 2000 Fire From Zeebrugge, Belgium to Rosyth, UK
17 Apr 2018 Crystal Sunrise 2013 Collision From Umm Said, Qatar to Singapore
17 Apr 2018 Astro Saturn 2003 Collision From Singapore to Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia
11 Apr 2018 Leda 1987 Grounded From Rostov, Russia to Samsun, Turkey
19 Apr 2018 NYK Joanna 2009 Grounded Subic Bay to Manila
21 Apr 2018 Rauli N 1996 Contact Kolding, Denmark to Brunsbüttel, Germany
3 Jul 2018 Sam Lion 2012 Grounded Nemrut,Turkey to Dakar, Senegal
29 Jun 2018 Manisa Kate 2008 Engine Failure From Fos-sur-Mer, France to unknown destination
3 Jul 2018 Omskiy 137 1988 Grounded Kaliningrad, Russia to Sodra Monsteras, Sweden
4 Jul 2018 Raba 2012 Grounded Liepaja, Latvia to unknown destination
11 Jun 2018 Galissas 2008 Engine Failure Ruwais, United Arab Emirates to Brazil
2 Aug 2018 Volcan de Teneguia 2007 Fire Cadiz to Tenerife
3 Aug 2018 Phoenix 2010 Engine Failure Nikolayev, Ukraine to Amsterdam
3 Aug 2018 BBC Lagos 2012 Grounded From Klaipeda, Lithuania to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria calling at Helsingborg, Sweden
5 Aug 2018 Front Hakata 2002 Fire From Zirku Island, UAE and Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia to Chiba, Japan
5 Aug 2018 Koza 2004 Fire From Dakar, Senegal to Izmir, Turkey
1 Sep 2018 Tango 1986 Engine Failure Iskenderun, Turkey to Famagusta, Cyprus
3 Sep 2018 W-Smash 2013 Collision Wilhelmshaven to Riga
30 Aug 2018 Wan Hai 502 2005 Grounded Singapore to Jakarta (Rotational Voyage V.S098 - Kaohsiung/Xiamen/Hong Kong/Shekou/Port Klang North Port/Singapore/Jakarta)
3 Sep 2018 Typhoon Jebi n/a Heavy Weather Damage Japan
4 Sep 2018 Glad Mark 2012 Grounded Baltimore, USA to San Nicholas, Argentina
4 Sep 2018 Houn Maru 1996 Contact Sakai to Hannan calling at Senboku, Japan
2 Sep 2018 Kanchana Naree 2011 Grounded San Martin, Argentina to Las Palmas, Spain
31 Aug 2018 Hemera 1969 Collision Izmir, Turkey to Rostov-on-Don, Russia
31 Aug 2018 Dmitry Pokrovsky 2014 Collision Rostov-on-Don, Russia to Kulevi, Georgia
28 Aug 2018 Arctic 1978 Cargo Overboard Deception Bay to Quebec City, Canada
5 Sep 2018 Honor 1996 Contact Antwerp, Belgium to Bremerhaven, Germany
17 Aug 2018 MCP Rotterdam 2008 Engine Failure Durban, South Africa to Port Klang, Malaysia calling at Tanjung Langsat, Malaysia, Samarinda and Tanjung Bara, Indonesia
5 Sep 2018 Okskiy -44 n/a Grounded Nizhniy Novgorod to Kazan
9 Sep 2018 Petra Star 1995 Collision Yalova, Turkey to Kavaz, Russia
9 Sep 2018 Ince Hamburg 2010 Collision Eregli, Turkey to Port of Kavkaz, Russia
11 Sep 2018 Hurricane Florence n/a General Enquiry N/A
11 Sep 2018 Arklow Resolve 2004 Engine Failure From Bergen and Grenland Harbour, Norway to Seville, Spain
13 Sep 2018 Typhoon Mangkhut n/a General Enquiry N/A
13 Sep 2018 Hercules I 2006 Engine Failure From Sourpis Bay to Volos, Greece
12 Sep 2018 Priamos 2011 Grounded From Vuosaari Port and Kotka, Finland to Rotterdam, Netherlands
22 Apr 2018 FWN Rapide 2005 Piracy From Takoradi, Ghana to Onne, Nigeria
19 Apr 2018 Annamaria D 2007 Engine Failure From Rotterdam, Netherlands to Bremerhaven, Germany
25 Apr 2018 Andalucia Star 1991 Grounded From Guayaquil, Ecuador to St Petersburg, Russia
25 Apr 2018 Sheng Ming 1995 Ingress of Water Pepel Transhipment Area STS, Sierra Leone to Cape Town, South Africa
2 Apr 2018 19 Vessels Detained in Yemen n/a Piracy Various locations worldwide
26 Apr 2018 Berge Shari 2016 Engine Failure Casablanca, Morocco to Quebec, Canada
27 Apr 2018 Federal Tweed 2013 Grounded St Petersburg, Russia to New Orleans, USA
21 Apr 2018 Oborishte 2010 Machinery Failure Montreal to Oshawa
2 Mar 2018 Northsea Rational 2006 Grounded Riga, Latvia to Brunsbuttel, Germany
3 Mar 2018 MSC Madrid 2011 Collision Rotational voyage calling at Le Havre (France), Felixstowe (UK), Bremerhaven, Hamburg (Germany), Antwerp (Belgium), Sines (Portugal), Piraeus (Greece), Gemlik, Ambarli, Tekirdag and Nemrut Bay Turkey
5 Mar 2018 St Elias 1997 Engine Failure New Amsterdam, Guyana to Dneprobugskiy, Ukraine
3 Mar 2018 Primula Seaways 2004 Collision Terneuzen to Ghent, Belgium
3 Mar 2018 Maersk Shanghai 2016 Cargo Overboard Rotational voyage calling at New York, Virginia, Charleston, Savannah, Miami (USA), Bahamas, Singapore, Xiamen, Kaohsiung, Mawan, Yantian (China), Cai Mep (Vietnam)
6 Mar 2018 Epsilongas 2000 Grounded From Braefoot Bay, UK to Antwerp, Belgium
6 Mar 2018 Betanzos 2002 Grounded From Lisbon, Portugal to Casablanca, Morocco
6 Mar 2018 Viet Thuan 68 2008 Collision Haiphong Lower, Vietnam to another Vietnamese port
7 Aug 2018 Turchese 2000 Engine Failure Rotterdam to Pirvoo, Finland
4 Aug 2018 ANL Wyong 2008 Collision Rotational voyage calling at Pointe-Noire (Congo Republic), Luanda (Angola), Kribi and Douala (Cameroon), Algeciras (Spain), Antwerp (Belgium), Le Havre (France), Lisbon (Portugal)
4 Aug 2018 King Arthur 2011 Collision From Kulevi, Georgia to Rotterdam, Netherlands
8 Aug 2018 STI Poplar 2014 Struck S/Mrgd Object Sarroch, Italy to Ploce, Croatia
7 Aug 2018 Desh 2004 Collision Chennai, India to Al Basrah, Iraq
7 Aug 2018 MSC Chloe 2016 Cargo Overboard Ngqura to Durban, South Africa
11 Aug 2018 Warehouse Fire n/a Fire Port of Antwerp, Belgium
12 Aug 2018 Repulse Bay 2003 Engine Failure Spanish ports to West African ports
6 Aug 2018 Qin FA 18 1998 Collision Yangjiang to Zhoushan
6 Aug 2018 Genius SW 2015 Collision Singapore to Changjangkou, China
12 Aug 2018 Umiavut 1988 Grounded Churchill, Canada to Valleyfield, Canada
13 Sep 2018 Sormovskiy-123 1985 Grounded From Azov, Russia to Tekirdag, Turkey
12 Sep 2018 Kapitan Permyakov 1987 Grounded Azov, Russia to Constantza North Port, Romania
16 Sep 2018 Sukran-C 2004 Grounded From Aabenraa, Denmark to Montoir, France
13 Sep 2018 AS Fortuna 2009 Grounded From Guayaquil, Ecuador to Callao, Peru
19 Sep 2018 Fres 2009 Grounded Mytilene to Milos, Greece
17 Sep 2018 JJ Sun 2008 Grounded N/A
11 Sep 2018 Tientsin 2016 Grounded Tampa, U.S.A to Ramallo, Argentine
23 Sep 2018 Gazpromneft Zuid West 2004 Grounded Novorossiysk to Tuapse, Russia
22 Sep 2018 Glarus 2001 Piracy Tin Can Island to Port Harcourt, Nigeria
21 Sep 2018 Sormovskiy-48 1983 Grounded Azov, Russia to Samsun, Turkey
23 Sep 2018 Wilson Skaw 1996 Engine Failure Leixoes, Portugal to Hull
23 Sep 2018 Arklow Resolve 2004 Machinery Failure Gothenburg, Sweden to Seville, Spain
6 Mar 2018 Maersk Honam 2017 Explosion Voyage 806W. Rotational voyage from Qingdao (China) via various ports to Jebel Ali (UAE)
6 Mar 2018 Wilson Dunkirk 2011 Machinery Failure Invergordon to Bilbao
9 Mar 2018 Kuo Chang 1999 Contact Rotational voyage calling at Ningbo, Shanghai (China), Keelung, Taichung and Kaohsiung (Taiwan)
8 Mar 2018 Glory Hong Kong 2012 Ingress of Water Aviles, Spain to St Petersburg, Russia
8 Mar 2018 Glory Hongkong 2012 Ingress of Water From Aviles, Spain to St Petersburg, Russia
12 Mar 2018 Sofie Maersk 1998 Engine Failure 1802 W (AC2 service) - Rotational voyage from Balboa, Buenaventura, Lazaro, Qingdao, Shanghai and Busan
11 Mar 2018 AM Krakow 2013 Engine Failure From Port Cartier, Canada to Ghent, Belgium
15 Mar 2018 Sormovskiy 118 1981 Grounded From Azov, Russia to unknown destination
14 Mar 2018 Wilson Harrier 1993 Engine Failure Grindavik, Iceland to Bergen, Norway
15 Mar 2018 Maersk Kensington 2007 Fire Jebel Ali, UAE, Port Qasim, Pakistan, Pipavav, India, Jawaharlal Nehru, India, Salalah, Oman to Algeciras, Spain, Newark, North Charleston, Savannah, Houston, Norfolk, USA
16 Mar 2018 Jennifer H 2008 Engine Failure From Gijon, Spain to Nordenham, Germany
17 Mar 2018 Shoei Maru No.8 1993 Collision Yokkaichi to a Japanese port
17 Mar 2018 Dong Kun 7 2003 Collision From Shimonoseki to Tagonoura, Japan
10 Mar 2018 Nordika Desgagnes 2010 Machinery Failure Montreal to Spain
14 Mar 2018 Harriett 2002 Grounded From Terneuzen, Netherlands to Archangel, Russia
19 Mar 2018 Tolten 2012 Collision Jebel Ali to Karachi
6 Jul 2018 Eems Dundee 2013 Fire From Esbjerg, Denmark to Uddevalla, Sweden
10 Jul 2018 Kouyou 2013 Fire From Moerdijk to Rotterdam, Netherlands
9 Jul 2018 Pasha 1983 Listing Istanbul, Turkey to Tenes, Algeria
16 Mar 2018 Mekhanik Brilin 1991 Engine Failure From Cardiff, UK to Archangel, Russia
15 Mar 2018 Kona Trader 2007 Grounded From Portland, Oregon, USA to Paranagua, Brazil
28 Apr 2018 Mia Sophie-B 1995 Machinery Failure From Galway, Eire to Clydeport. UK
29 Apr 2018 Nordstraum 2012 Machinery Failure Immingham to Rotterdam
30 Apr 2018 Xin Shanghai 2006 Contact Shanghai, China to Prince Rupert Port, Canada
27 Apr 2018 Kuala Mas 2009 Fire Jakarta to Malahayati, Indonesia
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