HFW Briefing: OW test case – permission to appeal judgment granted

Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services — By on July 16, 2015 at 2:32 PM



OW test case – permission to appeal judgment granted

In our update dated 14 July 2015, we reported that Mr Justice Males upheld the London tribunal’s decision that the Sale of Goods Act 1979 did not apply to the bunker supply contract and that ING/OW were entitled to receive payment from owners, even in circumstances where OW did not own property in the bunkers supplied.

Owners have since been given permission to appeal that decision to the Court of Appeal, subject to the lodging of the appeal documents, so that these may be considered before the end of the court term (i.e. 31 July 2015).

» Read more



Our shipping lawyers provide a comprehensive service to the global maritime business community. We have over 200 lawyers and 13 Master Mariners worldwide, specialising in maritime law, reflecting our long involvement in this field.
» Read more

Dispute Resolution

Our principal strength is our experience and expertise in international litigation, arbitration and alternative forms of dispute resolution. We have specialist dispute resolution teams in all of our offices, regularly handling high-value, complex, multi-party, multi-jurisdictional disputes.
» Read more

Events calendar
Our firm runs a number of events across all sectors worldwide.For more information about our events, please click here or contact events@hfw.com

Leave a Reply

IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)

What is 9 + 12 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:


Leave a Trackback