Rio Madeira

Instruct Us
Name Rio Madeira
Date 21 October 2022
Year of Build 2009
Casualty type Engine Failure
Vessel Type Container Carrier - VT UCC

* We have received reports that container ship, RIO MADEIRA experienced an engine failure and went adrift in a position approximately 43 nautical miles off Narooma, Australia on 20 October 2022.

* We understand that the vessel was later taken under tow by tug to Botany Port, Australia for inspection, where the vessel is currently moored.

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

* We 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.

Rio Madeira