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NOTICE Sea Consortium Private Limited and X-Press Container Line

NOTICE Sea Consortium Private Limited and X-Press Container Line

Published: 26 November 2020

Singapore Suit No. HC/ADM 60/2019 (the “Suit”)

Sea Consortium Private Limited (Singapore UEN 197200045E) and X-Press Container Line (UK) Ltd (United Kingdom Reg. No. 2470077) (the “Parties”), time-charterers and slot-charterers of the vessel “AS FORTUNA” (IMO No. 9428322)(the “Vessel”), have been granted the right to limit their liability (without any admission thereof) 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 by reference to the Limitation Fund in the sum of SGD5,217,205.28 (the “Limitation Fund”) constituted by AS Fortuna OpCo BV (Netherlands Reg. No. 6955969) and AS Fortuna ShipCo CV (Netherlands Reg. No. 69630496) pursuant to the Order of Court HC/ORC 8175/2019 dated 26 November 2019.   

Such loss, damage and/or infringements of rights 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).  

TAKE NOTICE that persons with claims claims against the Parties arising out of or in connection with the Inci-dent may enter an apearance and file their claims in the Suit, in a separate admiralty action and/or arbitration proceedings for determination of the Parties’ liability (if any) and/or take out a Summons if they think fit to set aside the Parties’ right to limitation by 4 February 2021. 

Contact with the Parties should be made through their solicitors, Gurbani & Co. LLC of 78 Shenton Way,
#31-02, Singapore 079120 or by email to huitsing@gurbaniandco.com / ganesh@gurbaniandco.com.