Mario Neves v. The "Kristina Logos"

In Admiralty Practice, Judicial Sales on (Updated )

This was an application by the Crown for leave to sell the Defendant vessel pendente lite. The application was granted on the grounds that the costs of maintaining the vessel amounted to over $500,000.00 and the ongoing cost was $60,000.00 per year. Further, there was evidence the vessel was deteriorating in value and its classification certificate would soon expire.