Rix Partner

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Name Rix Partner
Date 07 November 2020
Year of Build 1998
Casualty type Collision
Vessel Type General Cargo - VT GGC

* This Casualty Advice is in replacement of Casualty Advice number 2000216 naming the RIX STAR.

* General cargo vessel, RIX PARTNER, is reported to have collided head-on with general cargo vessel RIX STAR on 7 November 2020.

* The incident occurred on the Kiel Canal close to Rendsburg, Germany.

*The RIX PARTNER remains at Nobiskrug Yard as of 20th November, but is reported to have lost a large volume of its cargo of ammonium sulphate following the collision.

*it is understood that temporary repairs were carried out to patch the shell plating and stop the ingress of water into the hold.

*The cargo remaining on board has liquefied due to the water ingress, but will continue to be discharged from the vessel to shore.

* Recovery issues will arise as a result of the collision, and it is possible that General Average will also be declared requiring General Average securities to be provided.

* If you insure any cargo on board the RIX PARTNER, please contact us urgently so that we may take immediate steps to protect your interests.

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