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NAVIGATION AND MARINE DAMAGE - Pollution - Legislation - Marine Liability Act

Monday, July 31, 2017 @ 3:21 PM  

Application by the Administrator of the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund for a reference to determine whether a claimant is required to execute a Release and Subrogation Agreement as a condition precedent to payment of a claim. This was a test case involving a claim by the Canadian Coast Guard for costs and expenses incurred in the course of responding to an oil spill caused by the sinking of a fishing vessel. The Coast Guard claimed $94,689 from the Fund for the costs related to its services....