Vessel Type: Chemical Tanker
Voyage from/to: South America to Europe
Casualty type: Machinery breakdown
Casualty date: 6th January 2007
Cargo: Liquid cargo
Reports have been received that the Maltese flag vessel KASHMIR, 27611 GRT, 1988 built
has suffered an explosion in it’s turbocharger and a fire broke out.
She required rescuing by a salvage tug Banckert.
There are potential claims for salvage and General Average arising from this incident, as well as PA losses.