* It is reported that on 22 September 2020 the chemical tanker, HILLEGERSBERG, touched bottom whilst navigating the Rhine River near Tolkamer, Netherlands. As a result of the incident it is understood that the hull was breached allowing an ingress of seawater. It is not yet clear whether any cargo on board has been adversely affected.
* The vessel was later able to moor in Tolkamer with assistance from the local emergency services.
* It is possible that General Average and/or Salvage issues may arise as a result of this casualty, together with possible cargo recovery aspects.
* Please 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.