C.I.B.C. v. "Le Chene No. 1" et al., 2003 FC 873

In Maritime Liens, Mortgages & Priorities on (Updated )

The main issue in this case was whether a claim for severance pay or damages for wrongful dismissal is a maritime lien entitling the claimant to priority over a ship’s mortgage. The claimant had been employed by the shipowner on a full time basis for 12 years and had worked as chief engineer on various ships for 8 of those …

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