Title:
Specialized investigation for a possible collision of a tanker with a fish farm unit

Duration:
3 months (June 2020 – August 2020)

Funded by:
Private entity

Project Description:

A fish farm unit claimed that a tanker had contact with its anchorage system causing damages to the equipment and fish losses. Following the claim, a court action commenced against the vessel, and MER Lab was hired by the legal consultants & insurers of the vessel to provide expertise, inspect the damage and collect information about the incident.

Furthermore, MER carried out field inspections,  collected background information and conducted a comprehensive economic analysis to estimate potential damages that might have been caused by the accident.