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Ship damaged by fire caused by pirates found to be constructive total loss

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2015

The High Court was asked to determine a number of preliminary issues, including whether a vessel was a constructive total loss ("CTL"), whether the

"Abnormal occurrence" clarified in the OCEAN VICTORY Court of Appeal decision, January 2015

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2015

The surprising and somewhat controversial finding in the first instance judgment of the OCEAN VICTORY that Kashima Port, a modern and sophisticated

“Brillante Virtuoso” held to have been a constructive total loss

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2015

The High Court recently held that the "Brillante Virtuoso" (the "Vessel") was a constructive total loss ("CTL") following an attack by pirates in

Cocaine haul leads to limitations on War Risk exclusion

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2014

It is a sad fact that drug traffickers like to use ocean-going vessels to help them move their product. If your vessel is the unwitting victim of

The “Golden Endurance”

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 17 2014

The Commercial Court recently considered an application by cargo receivers and their insurers to set aside an order for service out of the

Atlasnavios-Navegacao v Navigators Insurance Co

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2014

When the claimant’s vessel was being loaded in Venezuela, an underwater inspection revealed that bags of cocaine had been strapped to its hull. The

Starlight shipping

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2014

In the latest and, potentially, final substantive decision in the English court proceedings arising out of the loss of the ALEXANDROS T in 2006, the

The ALEXANDROS T: a new decision

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 25 2014

This case was the subject of an article in our December 2013 Dispute Resolution Bulletin. There has now been a further judgment of the English

Versloot Dredging BV v HDI Gerling and others, The DC Merwestone 2014 EWCA Civ 1349

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2014

In this case the Court of Appeal considered whether the rule that a fraudulent claim deprives the insured from any recovery also applies to

UK Court of Appeal upholds forfeiture of claim due to reliance on fraudulent device

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 13 2014

In Versloot Dredging BV v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG (the DC Merwestone) 2014 EWCA Civ 1349, the English Court of Appeal considered the