Ease Faith Ltd –v- Leonis Marine Management Ltd

Michael Holmes

[2006] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 673; [2006] 2 All ER (Comm) 422

Michael Holmes – Towage – Claimant appointing defendant tug owner to tow vessel from Balboa to China – Defendant entering into agreement with Part 20 defendant tug owner – Vessel delayed in reaching China – Whether defendant in breach of obligation to carry out contract with proper despatch – Defendant denying liability and bringing Part 20 proceedings – Whether claim succeeded – Whether Part 20 defendant liable to defendant.

Date added: February 23rd, 2006

Area of Expertise

Shipping, admiralty & transport