Tommy Ritscher

Instruct Us
Name Tommy Ritscher
Date 19 April 2020
Year of Build 2020
Casualty type Piracy
Vessel Type Container Carrier - VT UCC

* TOMMI RITSCHER is reported to have been boarded by pirates whilst moored at Cotonou Anchorage, Benin on 19th April 2020.

* Three vessels from the Benin Navy have been deployed as escorts after the Owners lost contact with the ship.

* It is reported that 11 crew members took refuge in the ship's citadel however 8 have been taken hostage.

* It is possible that General Average / Recovery 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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Tommy Ritscher