Laichkwiltach Enterprises Ltd. v. F/V Pacific Faith (Ship), 2009 BCCA 157

In Collisions and Ships on (Updated )

This was an action for damages arising out of a collision. The plaintiff’s ship was moored at a wharf when the defendant’s vessel struck it while attempting to dock. The trial Judge held that the defendants were prima facie negligent as there is a presumption of fault when a moored vessel is struck by a moving vessel. The trial Judge …

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Rough Bay Enterprises Ltd. v. Budden et al., 2003 BCSC 1796

In Tug and Tow on (Updated )

The Plaintiff, the purchaser of a barge, sued the Defendants for negligence and breach of contract in the towage of the barge. The Plaintiff purchased the barge from the Defendant Budden for $90,000, paying a $5,000 deposit together with an initial payment of $42,500. The Defendant Budden agreed to tow the barge from Port Alberni to Campbell River with his …

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