Decision ID: 000423

In September 1990 the 1971 Fund Executive Committee did not consider it necessary to take any position as to whether under the Civil Liability Convention there was a right of direct action against the insurer in cases where the vessel carried less that 2 000 tonnes fo oil in bulk as cargo, in view of the solution arrived at by means of the agreement with the P&I insurer under which the latter would make an ex-gratia payment to thr Fund.

Date: 31.08.1990
Category: Legal actions
Subject: Direct action against insurers