Assessing Claims for Damages by Ports and Terminals Operators Ltd.

CARES were commissioned to evaluate the claim that the vessel ‘Asian Glory’ had damaged a section of reinforced concrete cope beam whilst shifting along the berth. ‘Asian Glory’ is alleged to have damaged a section of reinforced concrete cope beam on Berth 3 at Port Harcourt, whilst shifting 20m along the berth. As a result […]

PROJECT SUMMARY
Project start: Mar 2009
Project completion: May 2009
Sectors: Infrastructure
Project location: Port Harcourt, Nigeria

CARES were commissioned to evaluate the claim that the vessel ‘Asian Glory’ had damaged a section of reinforced concrete cope beam whilst shifting along the berth.
‘Asian Glory’ is alleged to have damaged a section of reinforced concrete cope beam on Berth 3 at Port Harcourt, whilst shifting 20m along the berth.
As a result of this, a claim for damages had been made by Ports and Terminals Operators Limited for substantial sums for:
a) Damage Repair
b) Examination / Documentation Fee
c) Handling Charges
d) Loss of Earnings
CARES evaluated the claims through conducting a site inspection; and, provided descriptions and measurements of the damage and repair.
CARES provided indicative berthing positions of the vessel and potential positions of the alleged damage to the cope beam; and, evaluated the most likely damage-causing scenario.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
  • Damage Claim Evaluation
  • Site Inspection
  • Site Evaluation
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