MSC Rachele

Instruct Us
Name MSC Rachele
Date 21 June 2022
Year of Build 2005
Casualty type Fire
Vessel Type Container Carrier - VT UCC

* We have received reports that fully-cellular container carrier, MSC RACHELE, experienced a fire and explosion in the engine room resulting in mechanical failure in a position approximately 20 nautical miles South of Cape Cepet, France on 21 June 2021.

* It is reported that 3 crew members have been injured during the incident. It is understood the vessel was taken under tow by tug to Marseille for inspection.

* It is possible that General Average / Salvage and associated 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.

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MSC Rachele