Description Date Docket #
Vesuvius USA Corp. v. American Commercial Lines, LLC
United States Seventh Circuit
Contracts, Admiralty
Held that a company was time-barred from suing a shipping firm for breaching a river barge transport contract, because the contract required the...
12/06/2018 18-1881
SCF Waxler Marine, LLC v. Aris T M/V
United States Fifth Circuit
Admiralty, Civil Procedure, Insurance Law
In a revised decision, dismissed an interlocutory appeal for lack of appellate jurisdiction, in a case involving excess insurers' liability for damage...
10/30/2018 17-30805
State Bank and Trust Co. v. C and G Liftboats, LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Admiralty
Dismissed an appeal in a case where a bank sought to foreclose on four ship mortgages and seize three vessels. Held that appellate jurisdiction was...
10/16/2018 17-30792
Bunker Holdings Ltd. v. Yang Ming Liberia Corp.
United States Ninth Circuit
Admiralty
Held that a marine fuel supplier was not entitled to a maritime lien on a cargo ship to which it had supplied bunkers (marine fuel), under the...
10/11/2018 16-35539
Shell Offshore, Inc. v. Tesla Offshore, LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Admiralty, Oil and Gas Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a company surveying the ocean floor was properly apportioned 75 percent of the liability for an accident in which its underwater sonar...
10/05/2018 16-30528
US v. Nature's Way Marine LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Admiralty, Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law
Held that the owner of a tugboat was also considered to be operating an oil barge that the tugboat was moving at the time the barge collided with a...
09/21/2018 17-60698
Holzhauer v. Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District
United States Ninth Circuit
Admiralty, Transportation, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a boat owner was not liable under maritime law for causing his recreational speedboat to crash into a passenger ferry. The wife of an...
08/10/2018 16-15942
Christie v. Georgia-Pacific Co.
United States Ninth Circuit
Admiralty, Workers' Compensation, Labor & Employment Law
Reversed a denial of benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. An employee argued that he was entitled to receive workers'...
08/02/2018 17-70853
Leopard Marine & Trading Ltd. v. Easy Street Ltd.
United States Second Circuit
International Trade, Admiralty
Affirmed that a maritime lien had been extinguished by laches in a case where a Cypriot fuel supplier sought to enforce its lien against a Maltese...
07/13/2018 16‐1356‐cv
ING Bank N.V. v. M/V Maritime King
United States Second Circuit
Commercial Law, Admiralty
Affirmed. In a case involving competing maritime lien claims against a vessel, the trial court did not err in reducing the amount of security that...
07/06/2018 16-3944-cv

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