MT SANCHI | GSC SCR appointed for burning tanker

The vessel collided with MV CF CRYSTAL whilst transiting through the East China Sea, about 130 Nm east from Shanghai in the evening of the 6th of January. Both vessels caught fire and whilst the crew of the CF CRYSTAL managed to abandon safely, the SANCHI became engulfed in flames minutes after impact resulting in the loss of live of 32 crew members. Owners signed a LOF contact with Shanghai Salvage, whom invoked the SCOPIC Clause. Despite fire fighting efforts, the vessel sank eight days after the incident occurred on the 14th of January. A Singapore based GSC SCR was mobilized to assist in the salvage operation.

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GSC opens office in Taipei

GSC beeldmerk logoGSC opens an office in Taipei to better serve its clients in Northeast Asia. The office will be headed by Julian Lee, who has been a GSC partner since 2018 and started his career in this field as a commercial and operational senior executive for an internationally operating salvage company in Singapore. He achieved an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, US and is a native Mandarin speaker. 

 

In addition to Julian, GSC has employed Neil Lin, as a Salvage Surveyor. He brings a decade of experience with local salvage, wreck removal and offshore experience to the team. For instance, he was involved in the salvage of the MV MORNING SUN, THOR ACE and the SANCHI, to name but a few. Lin is also a native Mandarin speaker. 

 

The new office address: 

 

Taiwan Office
Global Salvage Consultancy Co. Ltd
12F, No. 107, Sec.4 Zhongxiao Road,
Da’an District, Taipei
10690, Taiwan