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“Sargasso” Neste Chemicals S.A. And Others –v- D K Line S.A. And Tokumaru Kaiun K.K.

25th Mar 1994

[1994] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 6; [1993] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 424; [1994] 3 All ER 180

Dominic Kendrick – Admiralty practice – Application to set aside – Jurisdiction – Carriage of goods by sea – Cargo contaminated – English and Dutch proceedings brought – Whether English Court first seised of proceedings – Whether English and Dutch proceedings involved same cause of action and between same parties – Whether English Court should decline jurisdiction and set aside writ – Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act, 1982.

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