Catherwood Towing Ltd. v. Commercial Union Assurance Co., 1996 CanLII 2064

In Marine Insurance on (Updated )

The issue in this case was whether the tug owner’s P&I policy offered coverage in respect of loss of or damage to cargo on board a barge. The barge and cargo were owned by the same person and were being towed by the tug owner pursuant to a contract of towage at the time of the loss. The insurer denied …

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Burrard Towing Co. v. Reed Stenhouse Limited, 1996 CanLII 1919 (BC CA)

In Tug and Tow on (Updated )

This case involved the interpretation of a Tower’s Legal Liability Policy. The facts were that a barge under demise charter to a tug company capsized while under tow and the cargo was lost. The barge was an insured vessel under the tug company’s policy. The issue in the case was whether the tug company had legal liability coverage for the …

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