UK P&I Club said that it had received notice from Members regarding email spam purportedly being sent from Del Rosario & Del Rosario Law Offices in the Philippines. Del Rosario have advised that these emails are spam and should be ignored.
The spam email runs as follows:
From: Del Rosario & Del Rosario [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Monday, February 5, 2018 12:13 AM
Subject: Vessel Arrested – By Court Orders – Claim Amount USD 33,543/00
Our ref.: 72178/18/JV/DC
Our client has duly informed us of a shortage of about 23.823 m/tons of base oil from your tanker vessel which called for discharging 1000m/tons.
Kindly note that on behalf of our client, we have issued port authority arrest orders for your vessel.
Copies of arrest order we issued to port authority are attached herewith.
Master of vessel did not sign and receive the court arrest orders.
We have filed suit in court but owners did not defend and not appear in court hence case was decreed against owners.
We have filed execution decree and obtained the attached court arrest orders.
Kindly advise owners to involve their P&I Club urgently so that vessel release process from court may commence soonest possible.
Jonathan Vinarao / Denise Cabanos