Navigating the Murky Waters of Foreign Maritime Liens: How effective is a US choice of law in a bunker supply contract between the supplier and time charterer for obtaining a necessaries lien?

Master thesis English OPEN
Allen, Sylvie Elizabeth (2016)
  • Subject: necessaries liens | maritime liens | maritime law | conflict of laws | bunkers

Recent developments, such as the OW Bunker litigation and the furore surrounding the Australian decision in the Sam Hawk, have made it particularly necessary to re-examine the tenuous relationships and terms which underpin bunker transactions. This thesis is concerned w... View more
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    Belcher Oil Co. v M/V Gardenia 766 F.2d 1508 (11th Cir.

    World Fuel Services Trading v Hebei Prince Shipping Co 783 F.3d 507, 2015 A.M.C.92 (4th Cir., 2015).

    Kiobel v Royal Dutch Petroleum 133 S.C.t 1659 (2013).

    M/S Bremen v Zapata Off-Shore Co., 407 U.S 1, 92 S.Ct.

    1907, 32 L.Ed.2d 513 (1972) Harmer v Bell ('The Bold Buccleugh') [1850-1851] 7 Moore PC 267. 13 ER 884 Morgan v Castlegate Steamship Co. [1893] A.C. 38

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