General Average Declared for Containership Post Engine Room Fire


  • On May 14, 2021, NYK Delphinus experienced a fire in engine room prior her arrival in Oakland, CA.
  • Salvage services were requested by the Owners, and the fire was swiftly brought under control and has been extinguished.
  • Now, General Average is formally declared by the Owners of the vessel NYK Delphinus 0086W/E in the AL5 service string on May 27, 2021.

A recent news published in One reveals that General Average is declared for AL5 NYK Delphinus 0086W/E.

Declaration of General Average

In conjunction with the declaration of General Average, the Owners have appointed OCEANA Marine Claims & Adjusting and Marine Adjusting Solutions Inc as the Average Adjusters.

The appointed Average Adjusters will be responsible for coordinating the collection of General Average securities and all documentation required from parties with interest in cargo onboard, containers, vessel, and vessel fuel.

Caro interests

Cargo interests (or their insurance companies) is required to contact the appointed Average Adjusters directly to resume transit or delivery.

Irrespective of whether your cargo is insured or otherwise, only the appointed Average Adjusters will be in a position to guide you with respect to the provision of the required General Average security.

Additionally, more information will be provided subsequently regarding what documents will be required by the appointed Average

Adjusters, once that information is available.

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