Stern Trawler ORYONG 501 sank off Chukotka Peninsula – 52 seamen missing. We are ready to assist the families of the missing seafarers to recover a best possible compensation under the terms of the crewing contracts.
AH5017 crashed in Mali on Thursday 24 July 2014 with 116 persons on board during the flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria – Compensation for wrongful death of passengers Air Algérie Flight AH5017 operated by the Spanish Charter Specialist Swiftair crashed in Mali with 116 persons on board. According to Air Algérie there were amongst… Read more.
Our recommendation how to deal with advance payments by Malasya Airlines – Do not “blindly” sign receipt! Recent press releases relating to the crash of flight MH17 indicate that Malaysia Airlines may be paying the next of kin families a quick compensation of USD 5.000 per killed passenger which in accordance with Article 28 of… Read more.
Under the Montreal Convention carriers are liable for Wrongful Death up to an amount of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) 100.000 per passenger. In the afternoon of Thursday 17 July 2014 Flight MH17 of Malaysian Airlines whilst on her route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed near the Ukrainian-Russian Border and all 298 Persons are believed… Read more.
Once again the mandatory fire fighting equipment regulations on board large container vessels will come under scrutiny. The fire which broke out on 6 May 2014 in hold number 2 of the HANJIN ATHENS is one of a series of fires including but not limited to the recent one on the MSC FLAMINIA which belonged… Read more.
Limitation Proceedings – Updated claim list contains 670 claims with a total of 1.772 containers involved The administrator of the Limitation Proceedings in the Tokyo District Court reported that the updated list of limited claims contains 670 claims with a total of 1.772 containers involved. Many claim amounts are yet unknown. Assuming an average value… Read more.
Only 600 claims filed in the limitation proceedings According to Lloyd’s List of Feb. 26, 2014 only around 600 claims were filed in the limitation proceedings at the Tokyo District Court whereof a significant number of claims are double represented, once by the cargo interests and once by the NVOC carrier, hence the final number… Read more.
All parties involved in the mediation on the limitation proceedings in London for the RENA have by mid November 2013 reached an agreement on the distribution of the limitation fund. The initially expected dividend ratio in relation to the total cargo values compared to the limitation fund was in the region of only 15%, however,… Read more.
Limitation Proceedings initiated in the Tokyo District Court – deadline to submit claims: 15 November 2013! The MOL Management has today 26 July 2013 made the following announcement with the request to pass it on to concerned parties: Subject : LP1 MOL Comfort V.005W21 – Accident at Sea Dear Valued Customer, With respect… Read more.
*UPDATE #5* MOL COMFORT – Fore part sank on 10 July 2013 According to the official statement of the company owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, the fore part of broken in 2 parts container vessel MOL COMFORT sank in the high seas of Indian Ocean near 19’56″N 65’25″E at 19:00 UTC on 10 July 2013. Größere… Read more.