Coast Guard Joins the Charter Chain Delay Fray and Faces Damage Claims with Genuinely Salty Flavor
American Bar Association (TIPS)
Maritime attorney Sean Pribyl authored an article for the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section on a recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit case, Nederland Shipping Corp. v. United States. The Court found that Coast Guard investigation delays are particularly relevant when the delays are ensnarled in the charter chain, and, as in charter party disputes, unreasonable Coast Guard investigations can have consequences on supply chain delays. This article explains how Coast Guard investigations effect the charter chain and what this means for future investigations.
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