COFCO 1

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Name COFCO 1
Date 25 May 2020
Year of Build 2020
Casualty type Grounded
Vessel Type Bulk - VT BBU
Report

------------------UPDATE 2------------------

We have received the following updated casualty report:

* COFCO 1 currently remains grounded at the 289 kilometre mark on the Parana River.

* Initial attempts to refloat the vessel under its own power were unsuccessful and two tugs are now reported to be assisting the vessel to refloat.

* It is possible that General Average / Salvage issues may arise as a result of this 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.


------------------UPDATE 1------------------

We have received the following updated casualty report:

* Upon sailing from Timbues after having been refloated with the assistance of a tug on 25 May 2020, COFCO 1 grounded for a second time at the 289 kilometre mark of the Parana River, Argentina on 27 May 2020.

* The vessel is reported to be attempting to refloat under her own power.

* It is possible that General Average / Salvage issues may arise as a result of this second incident.

* 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.

------------------ORIGINAL-----------------

We have received the following new casualty report:

* COFCO 1 ran aground in the Parana River shortly after departing from Timbues, Argentina on 25 May 2020.

* The vessel was later refloated with tug assistance and anchored off Timbues for inspection.

* It is possible that General Average / Salvage issues may arise as a result of this casualty.

* 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.

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