Asia Pacific Casualty Notice: ”YANGTZE HARMONY”.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Shipping Maritime & Aviation

25 August, 2017

 

We have received reports that the "YANGTZE HARMONY ", a 2012 built bulk carrier flying the Marshall Islands flag, has been abandoned by the crew after the vessel became disabled after water ingress.

 

Professional salvage services will be required, if the ship and cargo can be saved.

 

It is also likely that General Average will be declared.

 

So far as any recovery is concerned, we have identified the vessel's P&I Club.

 

If your own guarantees are not acceptable to salvors we can also assist you in arranging salvage security to secure any salvage claims, with a bail fee from 0.5% of the guarantee amount.

 

If you would like assistance in dealing with any claims for salvage, potential GA claims and recovery of your losses, please do contact us.

 

Details

 

Vessel: "YANGTZE HARMONY"

Casualty date: 20 August 2017     

Casualty type:  Adrift with water ingress in engine room

Vessel type: Bulk Carrier

Year built: 2012

GRT: 32987

Voyage to/from: China to Singapore

Cargo: Steel

Vessel IMO number: 9618355

 

Clyde & Co

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Jai Sharma, Partner, Clyde & Co

jai.sharma@clydeco.com