SBI Carioca (2017)

LOCATION: Port of Belledune, New Brunswick

Case number: 120-724-R

The Incident
On October 11, 2017, the Marshall Islands registered bulk carrier SBI Carioca (43 301 GT) grounded while entering the Port of Belledune, New Brunswick. The extent of the damage to the vessel’s hull was uncertain but no pollution was reported. The vessel was carrying a cargo of petcoke at the time.

On October 25, 2017, the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) obtained a Letter of Undertaking (LOU) from the P&I, with which the ship was entered.

Measures taken by the Administrator
The Administrator and the P&I have agreed that the LOU with the CCG will cover the Fund in the event that CCG files a claim with the Administrator.

The Claim
No claim has been received by the Administrator.

The file remains open.