ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION

 CONOIL V  VITOL S.A Facts: The respondent a foreign company whose main business is sale of automotive gas oil, entered into an agreement with the appellant, a Nigerian company, whose…

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Caveat Does not Create Jurisdiction

1.      MT “DELMAR” 2.     OWNER OF THE MV “MT DELMAR MAJURO”                                      V 1.      MT “ANE” (EX MT LESTE) 2.     TRILIUM NAVUGATION S.A. PANAMA  (OWNER OF THE MT “ANE (EX MT LESTE)” 3.     ZENON PETROLEUM &…

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Where a Ship or Vessel is Protected from Arrest

1.      THE VESSEL “MV SIRIUS –B” 2.     SHALLSEIS LIMITED U.K              (Owners of the Vessel “MV Sirius – B”)                                          V 1.      MARINE SERVICE AND SUPPLY COMPANY INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 2.     SHALLSEIS MARINE SERVICE LIMITED Facts: The…

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Admiralty Jurisdiction of Federal High Court

M-I NIGERIA LIMITED                                          V 1.      MOSES OMODUEMUKE (Doing business in the name and style of Jimota & Company) Facts On the 6th of March, 2003 under a written contract agreement, the appellant…

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Breach of Contract and Admiralty Jurisdiction

MR. FRANCIS OBI IROEGBU                                         V 1.      MV CALABAR CARRIER 2.     MV BONNY CARRIER 3.     MV LOLITA CHOUEST 4.     MV MISS REECE 5.     CHIEF EDISON CHOUEST JR Facts: The Appellant filed an action in rem against the five…

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Where Lies the Duty to Keep Safe Custody of Goods

 NIGERIAN PORT PLC                                          V 1.      BEECHAM PHARMACEUTICAL LTD. 2.     SMITHKLINE BEECHAM (NIG.) PLC Facts The appellant, a statutory body was a bailee for reward of 5 (five) No. Containers carrying pharmaceuticals products…

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