Takings at sea had been covered and the subjects of marine insurance–ships and cargoes–are properly treated as objects of war to be taken in prize or by way of reprisal: this was the meaning of the word ‘capture’ in marine insurance policies.
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England and Wales
Cited – Kuwait Airways Corporation and Another v Kuwait Insurance Company SAK and others HL 11-Mar-1999
The airline’s airplanes were taken in the invasion of Kuwait. The company sought to claim on its insurance.
Held: This was a matter of construing the particular terms of the insurance contracts. As regards the claims under the insurance . .
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Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.190117