Carisbrooke Shipping Cv5 v Bird Port Ltd: AdCt 13 Sep 2005

Action for damages by the Claimant, the owner of the motor vessel CHARLOTTE C, against the Defendant, the owner and operator of Bird Port which is in Newport. The claim is brought under the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 and in negligence. It is said that whilst berthed at Bird Port between 8 and 12 May 2003 the vessel sat upon a steel coil causing indentations and fractures in her bottom shell plating and buckling of her internals.
Nigel Teare QC
[2005] EWHC 1974 (Admlty)
Bailii
Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957
England and Wales

Updated: 28 January 2021; Ref: scu.238283