Decision ID: 000670

In October 1996 the 1971 Fund Executive Committee decided that, in view of the findings of the investigation into the cause of the incident, which found no indication of actual fault or privity of the shipowner or non-compliance with the instruments listed in Article 5.3(a) of the 1971 Fund Convention, the Fund should not oppose a request by the shipowner for indemnification under Article 5.1 of the 1971 Fund Convention.

Date: 30.09.1996
Category: Financial limits, limitation proceedings and indemnification
Subject: Indemnification of the shipowner under Article 5.1 of the 1971 Fund Convention