Instruct Us
Name Deimos
Date 13 November 2020
Year of Build 1986
Casualty type Grounded
Vessel Type General Cargo - VT GGC

* We have received reports that general cargo vessel, DEIMOS, sustained a main engine breakdown and ran aground, shortly after sailing from the port of Vale Dos Cavaleiros, Cape Verde Islands on 13 November 2020.

* It is reported that the vessel may have suffered a breach of its hull in the area of the fuel tank as a result of the grounding.

* A local tug has been deployed to assist refloating operations.

* DEIMOS is reported to have been bound for Sao Nicolau island, Cape Verde, partly-loaded with a cargo of cement, at the time of the incident.

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

* Should you insure any cargo and require our assistance we would urge you to contact us as soon as possible.

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