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“Breydon Merchant”

24th Nov 1991

[1992] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 373

Stephen Kenny acted in this matter involving Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, shipowners were entitled to limit their liability to cargo owners in respect of cargo’s share of a salvage award; although they could not limit their own liability to salvors.

Limitation of liability – Limitation fund – Damage to cargo by fire on board vessel – Shipowners entitled to limit liability – Whether claim by cargo-owners to be made against limitation fund – Whether shipowners not entitled to limit liability in respect of such claim – Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims

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