Back to all cases

“Navios Enterprise” c/w “Puritan”

28th Jan 1998

[1998] 1 Lloyds Rep.16

Timothy Brenton acted in this dispute collision arising out of an engine breakdown whilst caught in the middle of Hurricane Andrew, Gulf of Mexico.

Collision – Passing vessels – Negligent navigation – Collision in Gulf of Mexico – Hurricane conditions – Engine breakdown – Whether negligence in maintenance of luboil system causative of breakdown and whether breakdown sole cause of collision – Whether sole cause of collision negligent navigation – Apportionment of liability.