We have received reports that the " CEYDA AYTEKIN ", a 1999 built general cargo vessel flying the Panamanian flag, has broken down and required towage. The tug “PANTANASSA” has taken the vessel under tow and is bound for a port in Tureky.

It is carrying a cargo of copper loaded in Morocco and was bound for a Turkish port in the Black Sea.

There is a potential salvage claim and it is also possible that General Average will be declared.

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

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.



Casualty date: 1st April 2017

Casualty type: Breakdown/towage

Vessel type: General Cargo

Year built: 1999

GRT: 4957

Voyage to/from: Morocco to Turkey

Cargo: Copper

Vessel IMO number: 9045687