Almatrans SA -v- Tutova Shipping Co Ltd

Gavin Geary

[2007] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 104

Gavin Geary acted in this matter involving – Letter of undertaking – P&I Club – Application to Italian court for arrest of vessel – Club issuing letter of undertaking – Judgment obtained by claimant – Whether judgment valid – Allegation of sharp practice against claimant – Misdescription of beneficiary of LOU – Whether implied term that claimant should inform Club of existence of proceedings – Whether claim under LOU should be permitted – Whether time-barred.

Date added: August 31st, 2006

Area of Expertise

Jurisdiction / conflicts of law
Shipping, admiralty & transport