Admiralty – Charterer Can’t Collect with Alter Ego TheoryVitol S.A. v. Primerose Shipping Co. Ltd. A district court had admiralty jurisdiction to consider the appeal of a ship charterer’s attempt to collect on a judgment against the ship’s owner by attaching a vessel docked at Baltimore, but the 4th Circuit upholds the district court’s decision to vacate its ex parte order of attachment and dismiss the ship charterer’s complaint based on an alter ego theory.
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Published: February 13, 2013
Time posted: 1:36 pm
Tags: ego theory.