Instruct Us
Date 02 December 2023
Year of Build 2000
Casualty type Grounded
Vessel Type Tank - VT TTA

*We have received reports that crude oil tanker, LIBERTY, ran aground north of Karimunbesar Island, Indonesia on 02 December 2023.

* It is reported that up to five tugs have been deployed to assist the vessel although they have been unable to refloat it to date. The Port Authority (KSOP) have indicated that the cargo stowed on board the vessel may require to be transferred to a replacement vessel by STS transfer, pending owner approval.

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

* 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.