X-Press Godavari

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Name X-Press Godavari
Date 27 September 2020
Year of Build 2008
Casualty type Fire
Vessel Type Container Carrier - VT UCC


29 September 2020

*Indian coastguard vessels have reportedly successfully extinguished the fire

*The vessel has been escorted to Kolkata Port by the coastguard.

*We are liaising with the shipowners P&I Insurers regarding the casualty status.

*We have fire experts and surveyors on standby ready to assess the extent of damages to the vessel and cargo and the possible cause of the fire.

*Should you insure any cargo we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible.


*It is reported that containership X-PRESS GODAVARI suffered a fire on board on 27th September 2020, off Sandheads, West Bengal.

*Indian Coast Guard mobilised three vessels and one aircraft to the location for surveillance and assessment

*It is possible that General Average / Salvage and associated recovery issues may arise as a result of the fire.

*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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