Decision ID: 001801

In October 2005 the 1971 Fund Administrative Council, recalling that the master of the tug Falcon 1 had lodged an appeal in the Federal Court of Cassation, which had sent the case back to the Court of Appeal to consider the issues of the seaworthiness of the Pontoon 300 and the master’s defence of ‘force majeure’, noted that in March 2005 the Court of Appeal had rejected the appeal and had sentenced the master to one year’s imprisonment.

Category: Legal actions
Subject: Criminal proceedings