Holt Cargo Systems Inc. v. ABC Container Line N.V., 2001 SCC 90

In Maritime Liens, Mortgages & Priorities on (Updated )

These cases address the issue of the apparent conflict between the law and procedures of bankruptcy and Canadian Maritime Law. They arose out of the arrest of the ship “Brussel” at Halifax by the Respondent, a maritime lien holder. Shortly after the arrest the Belgium owner was declared a bankrupt and a Trustee in bankruptcy was appointed by the courts …

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