Tejo Alges

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Name Tejo Alges
Date 01 September 2020
Year of Build 2001
Casualty type Fire
Vessel Type General Cargo - VT GGC
Report

* General Cargo vessel with container capacity TEJO ALGES is reported to have suffered an engine room fire in the Bay of Biscay on 1 September 2020.

* The fire was successfully extinguished by the crew, but as a result of the incident it is understood that the vessel is currently disabled and drifting.

* It is reported that the Owners have now arranged for a tug to tow the vessel back to Port El Ferrol, Spain.

* It is possible that General Average may be declared as a result of the extraordinary expenses incurred by the Owners contracting the tug to tow the vessel to a Port of Refuge.

* Furthermore Salvage and Recovery issues may arise as a result of the casualty.

* We therefore 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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