IN LATER life, he was revered as "the sailor's truest friend", but, during his campaigning career, Samuel Plimsoll was despised and derided by many Liverpool shipowners
also cannot limit liability for crew wages, maintenance, and cure.
With Liberia's charges ranging from $2,500 to $11,900, depending on the size of the vessel and initial registration fees supplemented by a yearly tonnage fee of around $3,800 for a vessel of 14,000/tons, calculated at a highly competitive rate of $10/ton, Liberia's registry was both economical for shipowners
and lucrative for the Liberian government.
has also filed a suit against the fund, seeking some 500 million yen to cover costs it paid for removing spilled oil.
That being done, the marine insurance market, shipowners
and everyone else involved in this crazy business started getting back to business as normal.
A Japanese shipowner
who makes use of either of the above strategies stands to lose shipbuilding subsidies.
Say a shipowner
was in breach of a classification requirement regarding the condition of a ship," Mr.
Earlier last week, Restis Group said in a statement that the shipowner
was "shocked by the false accusations", which were made by a former employee and were "baseless".
However, the maritime regime is a fault-based one and it is up to the shipowner
to show that he was not at fault when a claim is made.
Royal Cruise Line has been in San Francisco since it was founded in 1974 by the Greek shipowner
The act applies to ships intending to transport oil 200 nautical miles from the shoreline of the continental United States, and it imposes unlimited liability if the spillage is considered gross negligence - which can spell financial ruin for a shipowner
The straightforward but expansive settings from designer Hayden Griffin give us in succession a pub exterior, a fisherman's house interior and the office of the top-hatted shipowner