Instruct Us
Date 21 February 2024
Year of Build 1996
Casualty type Act of War
Vessel Type General Cargo - VT GGC

* We have received reports that General Cargo vessel, ISLANDER (IMO: 9136565) was struck by a missile said to be launched by Houthi rebels in a position approximately 70 nautical miles south east of Aden, Yemen on 21 February 2024.

* It is reported that a fire was ignited on the vessel as a consequence of the missile strike.

* The vessel is now reported to have diverted towards a place of safety for inspection.

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

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