“Spirit Of Independence” (Formerly Known As “Caribia Viva”)

Alistair Schaff QC

[1999] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 43

Alistair Schaff – Admiralty practice – Arrest – Security – French law of arrest – Vessel on demise charter – Repairs to vessel carried out by defendant yard – Charter cancelled for non-payment of hire – Charterers called in receivers – Yard arrested vessel in France – Whether owners liable for debts to yard incurred by charterers – Whether owners required to provide unconditional security for release of vessel.

Date added: August 6th, 1998


Area of Expertise

Admiralty
Injunctions