Kapetan Sideris

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Name Kapetan Sideris
Date 27 February 2021
Year of Build 2006
Casualty type Machinery Failure
Vessel Type Bulk/c.c. - VT BCB
Report

* We have received reports that bulk carrier, KAPETAN SIDERIS, experienced a mechanical breakdown and became disabled in a position south of Marbella, Spain on 27 February 2021.

* Owners contracted a tug to take the vessel under tow towards Almeria, but the tug also experienced a mechanical breakdown during the towage, resulting in both vessels going adrift in a position approximately 11 miles north of Gibraltar.

* It is reported that KAPETAN SIDERIS later arrived safely at Algeciras, Spain on 1 March 2021 for inspection.

* 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 and require our assistance so that we can immediately start taking steps to protect your interests.

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