These summaries of recent Fisheries law cases are prepared by Brad Caldwell of Caldwell & Co.,  401-815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6. Telephone (604) 689-8894,  E-mail: brad@marine-law.ca. Papers related to Fisheries law and additional groupings of Fisheries law cases by sub-topic can be obtained at the full version of the website.

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Inter Atlantic Canada Ltd. v. Rio Cuyaguateje (The), 2000 CanLII 14805

In Fish Cases, Fisheries Practice on (Updated )

This was a motion for an order that an in rem statement of claim and warrant of arrest be struck. Amongst other things, the applicant argued that the following provision from the statement of claim be struck: [T]he provision of the fishing licence to the Defendant ship, a fishing ship, is the supply of a necessary, or in the alternative, …

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Hodder Tugboat Co. Ltd. v. JJM Construction Ltd. et al., 2010 FCA 279

In Marine Insurance on (Updated )

This case involved damage to two barges that were under charter. Following the incidents giving rise to the damage an action was commenced in the name of the owner and the charterer against Texada and Pacific. This action was essentially a subrogated action brought by the underwriters of the barges. Subsequently a second action was commenced by the owner against …

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