“Star Sea” Manifest Shipping & Co. Ltd. –v- Uni-Polaris Insurance Co. Ltd. And La Réunion Européene

Stephen Hofmeyr QC
Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC

[2003] 1 AC 469, [2001] Lloyd’s Rep IR 247, [2001] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 389, [2001] 2 WLR 170, [2001] 1 All ER 743, [2001] 1 All ER (Comm) 193, [1997] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 360, [1995] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 651

Stephen Hofmeyr and Rebecca Sabben-Clare – Insurance (Marine) – Unseaworthiness – Utmost good faith – Breach – Fire in vessel’s engineroom – Vessel constructive total loss – Claim under insurance – Whether vessel sent to sea in unseaworthy state with privity of assured – Whether plaintiffs in breach of duty of utmost good faith

Date added: December 20th, 1996


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Insurance & Reinsurance