Press Article: Preparing for a mega boxship casualty

News & Insights 21 October 2019


Sam Kendall-Marsden, Director of Claims, discusses how the vast scale of today's ultra-large container vessels will give rise to some unprecedented challenges in the event of a major casualty.

By next year there will be nearly 600 ultra-large container vessels (ULCV) plying the world’s oceans. In an article published in MRI, Sam Kendall-Marsden, Director of Claims, discusses how the vast scale of these ultra-large container vessels will give rise to some unprecedented challenges in the event of a major casualty.

The full article is available on the right. 2019 Informa plc. This article first appeared in Maritime Risk International, October 2019, pp14-15.

The article follows on from the club's mega box ship bulletin, a special edition of the standard bulletin which looks at the different legal, technical and practical considerations in the event of a casualty involving an ultra large container ship. This is available for download on the right.

Categories: Major Casualty Management

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