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Published: 23 December 2019
SINGAPORE SUIT NO. HC/ADM 60/2019
AS FORTUNA OPCO B.V. (Netherlands Registration No. 69557969) is the registered owner of the vessel, AS FORTUNA
(IMO No. 9428322) (the “Vessel”) in its capacity as the general partner of AS FORTUNA SHIPCO C.V. (Netherlands
Registration No. 69630496). AS FORTUNA OPCO B.V. and AS FORTUNA SHIPCO C.V. (the “Parties”) have, in the abovecaptioned
action, been granted a limitation decree in respect of any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with
the Vessel running aground at or around Guayaquil, Ecuador on or around 13 September 2018 (the “Incident”) and/or
any consequential loss resulting therefrom.
Such loss, damage or infringement in respect of which the Parties are entitled to limitation are those mentioned in
Section 136(1) and Article 2 of the Schedule to the Merchant Shipping Act (Cap. 179, 1996 Rev Ed).
The limit of the Parties’ liability has been fixed at SGD 5,217,205.28 which is the Singapore Dollar equivalent of 2,782,554
SDRs, together with interest thereon at the rate of 5.33% per annum from 13 September 2018 up to 29 November 2019
and interest at the rate of 2.5% per annum thereafter up to the date of the payment. The limitation decree has been
granted without admission of liability on the part of the Parties.
TAKE NOTICE that any persons with claims against the Parties in respect of the Incident may enter an appearance and file
their claims in this action and/or in a separate admiralty action for determination of the Parties’ liability (if any) and/or
take out a summons if they think fit to set aside the decree by 26 February 2020.
Contact with AS FORTUNA OPCO B.V and AS FORTUNA SHIPCO C.V. should be made through Helmsman LLC of 39
Duxton Hill, #02-01, Singapore 089617, solicitors for AS FORTUNA OPCO B.V and AS FORTUNA SHIPCO C.V. by email to
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