Decision ID: 001492

In January 2001 the 1992 Fund Executive Committee noted that a criminal investigation into the cause of the incident was being carried out by the Tribunal de Grande Instance in Paris and that charges had been brought against the master of the Erika, the representative of the registered owner (Tevere Shipping), the president of the management company (Panship Management and Services Srl) the management company itself, the deputy manager of Centre Régional Opérationnel de Surveillance et de Sauvetage (CROSS), three officers of the French Navy who were responsible for controlling the traffic off the coast of Brittany, the classification society (RINA) and one of RINA’s managers.

Category: Legal actions
Subject: Criminal proceedings