Instruct Us
Name Elbtrader
Date 21 October 2020
Year of Build 2008
Casualty type Shift of Cargo
Vessel Type Container Carrier - VT UCC

* It is reported that fully cellular container vessel, ELBTRADER, sustained damage to an unspecified number of containers stowed on deck during challenging weather conditions in the Irish Sea on or around 21st October 2020 whilst on passage from Antwerp, Belgium to Dublin, Eire.

* Several container stacks are thought to have collapsed with the vessel arriving in Dublin on 21 October 2020 with debris hanging over its starboard side.

* A number of containers may also have been lost overboard during the passage.

* The vessel is reported to have departed Dublin on 23 October 2020, bound for Antwerp via Cork.

* It is very likely that claims for physical loss or damage to cargo will arise as a result of this incident. Recovery issues will also arise and we therefore have cargo surveyors on standby to investigate the cause and extent of the damage.

* 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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