Strong Wise Ltd v Esso Australia Resources PTY Ltd (The "APL Sydney")

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtFederal Court
Judgment Date2010
Neutral Citation2010-0318 FCA B
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4 cases
3 firm's commentaries
  • Trade and Transport Bulletin: More on Limitation of Liability
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 6 April 2010
    ...the Convention. His Honour has now handed down an 81 page judgment in the case of Strong Wise Limited v Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd [2010] FCA 240. The issue before Justice Rares was whether for the purpose of the Convention, the owners of the 'APL Sydney' could limit liability on the ......
  • Shipping in Australia 2020
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 17 August 2019
    ...would probably result. The limit has not been broken in Australia. However, in Strong Wise Limited v Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd [2010] FCA 240, the court ordered that two limitation funds be constituted for claims arising from the navigation of one vessel over the course of one hour. ......
  • Pipelines - Insurance & Legal Aspects In Cases Of Damage
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 7 June 2011
    ...Claims 1976 ("the Convention"). The case of Strong Wise Limited v Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd (The "Apl Sydney") [2010] FCA 240, contains some useful guidance from the Federal Court of Australia. In this case the vessel dragged anchor during a gale, between 1544 and......
2 books & journal articles
  • An International Convention on Offshore Hydrocarbon Leaks?
    • Australia
    • Australian and New Zealand Maritime Law Journal Nbr. 26-1, June 2012
    • 1 June 2012
    ...arrangements to cover these risks. 41 Strong Wise Limited v Esso Australia Resources Pty Limited (APL Sydney) (2010) 185 FCR 149; [2010] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 555. 42 International Convention for Unification of Certain Rules relating to Limitation of Liability of Owners of Seagoing Vessels,1924, 12......
  • Of reefs and men: When the best laid plans go awry, have we an acceptable way forward?
    • Australia
    • Australian and New Zealand Maritime Law Journal Nbr. 31-1, June 2017
    • 1 June 2017
    ...the Need to Reconvene (2010) 35 Tulane Maritime Law Journal 293, 315. 47Strongwise Ltd v Esso Australia Resources Ltd (the APL Sydney) [2010] FCA 240, (2010) 185 FCR 149. 48Ibid [361]. 49Ibid [78] - [79]. For the reasons for judgment for the final order constituting the two limitation funds......

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