Admiralty Court ruling reinforces importance of passage planning

Ben Johnson, Senior Claims Executive at UK P&I Club, noted the Admiralty Court's ruling highlighted the importance of passage planning.

A ruling by the English Admiralty Court on the case of container operator CMA CGM''s container vessel, ''CMA CGM Libra'', which grounded sailing out of Xiamen port in southern China in 2011, found the absence of a passage plan was causative of the grounding. Commenting on the ruling, Ben ...

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