Decision ID: 003556

In March 2009 the 1992 Fund Executive Committee, in a closed session held pursuant to Rule (v) of the Rules of Procedure at which only the representatives of the 1992 Fund Member States were present, endorsed the decision taken by the Director in January 2009 to commence recourse action against Samsung C&T Corporation and Samsung Heavy Industries in the Ningo Maritime Court in China at the same time as the owner and the insurer of the Hebei Spirit and decided that the Fund should continue this recourse action.

Date: 01.03.2009
Categories: Legal actions, Procedural matters
Subjects: Legal actions against third parties, Sessions held in private pursuant to Rule 12 of the Rules of Procedure, Jurisdictional issues, Policy on taking recourse actions