Sarabia v. The Oceanic Mindoro, 1996 CanLII 1537 (BC CA)

In Arbitration/Jurisdiction Clauses in Maritime Law on (Updated )

In this matter a seaman was injured while his ship was at Vancouver. His employment contract provided that all actions arising out of or by virtue of the contract were to be heard by the Courts of the Philippines. The issue in the case was whether this wording was wide enough to include claims in negligence against the shipowner. At …

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