Lomar expects "considerable damage"

3PL liner Logistics

Shipowner says Kea Trader will be assessed once it has been refloated as container removal gears up.

Lomar
Shipping
is
expecting
“considerable
damage”
to
its
newly
built
boxship
that
grounded
in
the
Pacific
Ocean
last
month.

The
2,194-teu
Kea
Trader
(built
2017)
got
stuck
on
a
reef
off
New
Caledonia
on
12
July.

A
spokesman
for
Lomar
said
today:
“Damage
to
the
vessel
as
a
result
of
the
grounding
is
under
continuous
assessment
and
will
only
become
totally
clear
once
she
has
been
re-floated,
but
is
expected
to
be
considerable.”

The
London-based
shipowner
added
that
initial
progress

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Nick Roumpis