Braganza v BP Shipping Ltd and Another: AdCt 15 Jun 2012

The judge considered the award of costs where the claimant had succeeded in some part of her claim, but failed in others.


Teare J


[2012] EWHC 1612 (Admlty)




England and Wales


Main JudgmentBraganza v BP Shipping Ltd and Another ComC 30-May-2012
The claimant said that her husband, serving as an officer on the defendant’s ship was lost overboard as a result of the defendant’s negligence.
Held: The claim under the 1976 Act failed, but the court awarded the contractual sum claimed.

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See Also (costs)Braganza v BP Shipping Ltd and Others CA 22-Mar-2013
The claimant widow sued in negligence after the disappearance overboard of her husband from the respondent’s ship. The court had found insufficient evidence to establish the cause of death, either as to negligence as suggested by the claimant, or as . .
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Updated: 10 November 2022; Ref: scu.467652