Harvest Spirit

Instruct Us
Name Harvest Spirit
Date 02 December 2020
Year of Build 2012
Casualty type Grounded
Vessel Type General Cargo - VT GGC

* We have received reports that general cargo vessel, HARVEST SPIRIT, experienced an engine failure and subsequently ran aground near Amherstburg, Canada whilst navigating the Livingstone Channel of the lower Detroit River on 2 December 2020.

* The Canadian Coast Guard are currently supervising operations to refloat the vessel with the assistance of tugs.

* The vessel is reported to have been sailing downriver from Detroit, USA to Thunder Bay, Canada with a cargo of approximately 10,000 metric tonnes of furnace coke at the time of the grounding.

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

* We therefore recommend that you contact us urgently if you insure any cargo on board this vessel so that we can immediately start taking steps to protect your interests.

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