Decision ID: 003289

In October 2003 the 1971 Fund Administrative Council, noting that the Estonian State had made a claim against the shipowner which had the character of a fine or a charge and that the amount claimed appeared to have been calculated on the basis of the estimated quantity of oil splilled, stated that the claim could not therefore be considered a claim under the 1969 Civil Liability Convention and the 1971 Fund Convention.

Date: 30.09.2003
Categories: Admissibility Criteria and Claims Manuals, Environmental damage
Subjects: Consideration of claims admissibility criteria, Claims based on abstract quantification of damage