Bridge Oil Limited v Owners And/Or Demise Charterers of Ship ‘Giuseppe De Vittorio’: CA 29 Oct 1997

The ownership of a ship by a sovereign state did not make the ship free from the possibility of arrest for non-payment. The State having operated demise charter, and having failed to comply with convention had lost its state immunity of a ship from arrest.
Times 10-Nov-1997, Gazette 19-Nov-1997, [1997] EWCA Civ 2591
Supreme Court Act 1981 21(4)
England and Wales
Citing:
See AlsoBridge Oil Ltd v The Owners and/or demise charters of the Ship ‘Guiseppe Di Vittorio’ (No. 2) AdCt 21-Nov-1997
Effect of State Immunity (Merchant Shipping) Order 1997 Court ordered sale of vessel pendente lite on 15th July. Court of Appeal dismissed appeal on 29th October and refused a stay. State Immunity (Merchant Shipping) Order 1997 made on 30th October . .

Cited by:
See AlsoBridge Oil Ltd v The Owners and/or demise charters of the Ship ‘Guiseppe Di Vittorio’ (No. 2) AdCt 21-Nov-1997
Effect of State Immunity (Merchant Shipping) Order 1997 Court ordered sale of vessel pendente lite on 15th July. Court of Appeal dismissed appeal on 29th October and refused a stay. State Immunity (Merchant Shipping) Order 1997 made on 30th October . .

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Updated: 23 April 2021; Ref: scu.142990