This advisory contains updated details to the incident involving the MSC Archimidis on the TP16. As previously communicated the vessel experienced main engine issues, while enroute to the Panama Canal from Busan, Korea.

Vessel operations

Vessel providers MSC has informed us that the vessel berthed Newark PNCT on January 11th for cargo operations. She will then continue her voyage to Norfolk followed by Savannah. Cargo for which security has been submitted will be released by the adjusters for delivery.

Value protect customers

In case you have not submitted the commercial invoice with the Cost/Invoice and Freight value, kindly do so at your earliest convenience to enable us to put up the security on your behalf and get the cargo released.

Non-value protect customers

Please note that containers will start accruing storage costs after they are discharged and remain unsecured beyond a reasonable time. Hence, if not already done, we urge you to arrange the salvage security and submit the requested documents as soon as possible if not already done, since the delivery of the container(s) can only be arranged once acceptable security and requested documents are received by the adjusters.

The details of the adjusters are as below

Unit 1 Orangery Studios
Orangery Lane
Tel: +44 (0)20 7481 3335
Contacts: Michele Haspineall/Daniel Gibbins

In the meantime, please find attached here with the notice received from the adjusters, with their contact details and preliminary instructions.

Further communications from our team

Previously you or your team should have received clear guidance via email on who to contact and guidelines on requirements, related to the salvage security. Our Customer Experience team has followed up via phone/email regarding documentation or deposits that have currently not been fulfilled. We need your support to ensure all requirements have been completed and appreciate your attention to any specific requests that comes from our Customer Experience team. Please continue to review your inbox closely and ensure you have received those emails to help expedite the salvage process.

We apologize for the inconvenience this incident may cause to your business. In case of any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your local Maersk representative.

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