MSC Ariane

Instruct Us
Name MSC Ariane
Date 02 April 2021
Year of Build 2012
Casualty type Engine Failure
Vessel Type Container Carrier - VT UCC

* We have received reports that fully cellular container ship, MSC ARIANE, experienced an engine failure in a position south of Wakayama, Japan, whilst en route from Xiamen to Los Angeles on 2 April 2021.

* The vessel was later taken under tow to Wakayama for repairs.

* Operators of the vessel, MSC, report that the engine failure occurred as a consequence of the supply of poor fuel to the vessel.

* It is possible that General Average issues may arise as a result of this casualty and that recovery issues may arise in respect of any deterioration of temperature and/or time sensitive cargo and/or contractual claims for delay in delivery of cargo at destination arising from the prolongation of the voyage.

* We therefore recommend that you 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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