We have received reports that the "HORACE A ", a 2008 built fully cellular containership flying the Maltese flag, has experienced technical failure.

It is carrying a cargo loaded in Russia and was bound for Turkey .

The vessel may require professional assistance from salvors.

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 Club, which is headquartered in London.

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.


Vessel: "HORACE A"

Casualty date: 15 March 2017

Casualty type: Technical failure

Vessel type: Fully cellular containership

Year built: 2008

GRT: 27910

Voyage to/from: Novorossiysk, Russia to Istanbul, Turkey

Cargo: Containers

Vessel IMO number: 9343089