Limitation Proceedings – Updated claim list contains 670 claims with a total of 1.772 containers involved The administrator of the Limitation Proceedings in the Tokyo District Court reported that the updated list of limited claims contains 670 claims with a total of 1.772 containers involved. Many claim amounts are yet unknown. Assuming an average value… Read more.
Only 600 claims filed in the limitation proceedings According to Lloyd’s List of Feb. 26, 2014 only around 600 claims were filed in the limitation proceedings at the Tokyo District Court whereof a significant number of claims are double represented, once by the cargo interests and once by the NVOC carrier, hence the final number… Read more.
*UPDATE #5* available: click here *UPDATE #4* MOL COMFORT caught fire Fore part of the MOL COMFORT on fire The fore part of the MOL COMFORT caught fire on July 6th 2013 making the salvage operation a nightmare for the salvage company. This will no doubt increase the salvage contributions of the remaining unaffected containers… Read more.
*UPDATE #4* available: click here *UPDATE #3* MOL COMFORT – Towing line snapped The towing line to the fore part of the MOL COMFORT snapped and the three tug boats on scene are trying to reconnect. These events will no doubt increase the salvage award which in comparison with the salvage award of USD 8.2… Read more.
*UPDATE #3* available: click here *UPDATE #2* MOL COMFORT: aft section sunk Latest reports confirm that the aft section sunk with an estimated 1,700 containers due to water ingress whilst the fore section is still under tow to a port of refuge in the Middle East. This will increase the salvage and general average contributions… Read more.