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CMA CGM Libra ruling raises bar on seaworthiness, WFW argues

The High Court’s decision on CMA CGM Libra establishes the precedent that defective passage plans render a vessel unseaworthy, according to an analysis of Alize 1954 v Allianz Elementar Versicherungs produced by Watson Farley & Williams

‘Shipowners will have to ensure that, through agents and servants, due diligence is exercised to produce a non-defective passage plan that clearly contains all necessary warnings,’ law firm contends

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