Defective passage planning: unseaworthiness or a navigational decision? The CMA CGM LIBRA question sails on to the UK Supreme Court

Defective passage planning: unseaworthiness or a navigational decision? The CMA CGM LIBRA question sails on to the UK Supreme Court

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International law aims to apportion risk in the transport of goods between the ship interests and cargo interests. The decision in Alize 1954 v Allianz Elementar Versicherungs AG (The “CMA CGM LIBRA”) [2020] EWCA Civ 293 shifts the established boundary between what is considered “seaworthiness” and “navigation” resulting in shipowners bearing a greater portion of the risk of the adventure. The vessel owners recently obtained permission to appeal the decision to the UK Supreme Court and the International Group of P&I Clubs supports the vessel owners’ position.

Defective passage planning: unseaworthiness or a navigational decision? The CMA CGM LIBRA question sails on to the UK Supreme Court

he UK Supreme Court has granted leave to appeal the recent decision in Alize 1954 v Allianz Elementar Versicherungs AG (The “CMA CGM LIBRA”). While the decision

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