Lakeland Bank v. The Ship NEVER E NUFF, 2016 FC 1096

In Maritime Liens, Mortgages & Priorities on (Updated )

Précis: The Federal Court gave judgment in rem in favour of a U.S. mortgagee notwithstanding the sale of the vessel to an innocent purchaser. Provincial laws requiring registration of a mortgage had no application in the circumstances.

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Verreault Navigation Inc. v. The Continental Casualty Company, 2014 QCCS 2879

In Marine Insurance on (Updated )

Précis: The Quebec Superior Court held that a claim against underwriters for indemnity under ship repairer liability policies was governed by Canadian maritime law and not the civil law of Quebec and where the court further held that the underwriters were not liable based on a “faulty design” exclusion in the policy and a notice/reporting provision.

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G.B. v. L. Bo, 2014 QCCS 18

In Limitation Periods in Maritime Law on (Updated )

Précis: The Quebec Superior Court held, in respect of an event that occurred before s. 140 of the Marine Liability Act was enacted, that the three year limitation period under that section commenced to run on the date s.140 came into force.

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