OWNERS AND H&M UNDERWRITERS OF THE “CHEMSTAR JEWEL”

South Africa
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“Chemstar Jewel”: We represent owners and hull and machinery underwriters of the “Chemstar Jewel”, a vessel involved in a collision with two berthed double-banked vessels at the port of Cape Town on 28 October 2015, whilst she was under pilotage. We have defended a claim against the owners by the damaged berthed vessels and are advising on a possible recovery action against the Port. 

  • Jurisdictions involved: The collisions occurred in South Africa. The owners are Japanese and the underwriters are based in England.
  • Lead Partner: Andrew Pike
  • Other lawyers involved: Norma Wheeler, Goscelin Gordon
  • Completion date: The incident occurred on 28 October 2015
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