Decision ID: 000181

In December 1991 the 1971 Fund Executive agreed with the Director that the costs of the operations by Neri (a company that supplied tugs and other craft), which had the dual purpose of preventing pollution and salvage of ship and cargo, but in respect of which it was not possible to establish the primary purpose of the operations, should be apportioned between the two activities.The Committee approved the claim in respect of the activities that fell within the definition of preventive measures at £1.2 million.

Date: 01.12.1991
Category: Application of the Conventions
Subject: Interpretation of 'preventive measures' in Article I.7 of the 1969 and 1992 Civil Liability Conventions