Marco Polo 188

Instruct Us
Name Marco Polo 188
Date 26 May 2022
Year of Build N/A
Casualty type Listing
Vessel Type Barge - OST OBA

* We have received reports that Barge, MARCO POLO 188, under tow by tug, MEGA DAYA 42, developed a serious list of about 60% to port whilst in a position approximately 2.5 nautical miles off Karimun Kecil, Indonesia on 26 May 2022.

* It is reported that 12 containers were lost overboard as a result of the casualty.

* We understand that local Authorities are currently making arrangements to salvage the barge; those containers remaining on board; and the containers lost overboard.

* We have retained surveyors to attend cargo surveys, where necessary, and to investigate the cause of the casualty and we may be able to offer certain economies of scale in respect of any third party costs which may be incurred in that regard.

* 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 barge so that we can immediately start taking steps to protect your interests.

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Marco Polo 188