Almirante Storni

Instruct Us
Name Almirante Storni
Date 05 December 2021
Year of Build 2012
Casualty type Fire
Vessel Type Bulk - VT BBU

* We have received reports that a fire was ignited in the forward cargo holds on board bulk carrier, ALMIRANTE STORNI, when the vessel was navigating off the island of Vinga, Sweden on 4 December 2021.

* Fire fighters were deployed to the vessel to assist the crew to combat the fire but strong winds are reported to have hampered the fire-fighting efforts and to have facilitated the spread of the fire in cargo stowed on board the vessel.

* It is reported that the vessel is currently navigating towards Gothenburg, Sweden under its own power.

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

* We are already instructed by certain Cargo Insurers and we may be able to offer certain economies of scale in respect of any third party costs which may need to be incurred to investigate the cause of the 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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Almirante Storni