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LEGAL NOTICE VESSEL ROMY TRADER

LEGAL NOTICE VESSEL ROMY TRADER

Published: 22 December 2017

LEGAL NOTICE – General Decree Limiting Liability

Vessel: MV “ROMY TRADER”

Case: ROMY SHIPPING AS v (1) WESTERN POWER DISTRIBUTION (SOUTH WEST) PLC and (2) ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING OR BEING ENTITLED TO CLAIM DAMAGES BY REASON OF THE INCIDENT
SUFFERED BY THE SHIP M/V “ROMY TRADER” WHEREBY THE SHIP’S PORT ANCHOR PAID OUT WHILST
UNDERWAY ON 27 FEBRUARY 2017. Claim No. AD-2017-000106.

The claim relates to an incident whereby the Vessels’ anchor paid out inadvertently, at/or 1230 around
on 27 February 2017, whilst underway in the English Channel, in the vicinity of Land’s End, and was
hauled in at/or around 1715 on the same day during the Vessel’s northerly passage up the Land’s End
Traffic Separation Scheme. The Owners of the Vessel, Romy Shipping AS, have obtained a Limitation
Decree dated 7 December 2017 from the Admiralty Court, Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court
of Justice in London limiting their liability in relation to this incident to 3,890,364 Special Drawing
Rights plus interest, pursuant to the Merchant Shipping Act 1995.

A limitation fund has been constituted. Any party wishing to file a claim against the limitation fund or
intending to apply to set aside or vary the said Limitation Decree has a period of 2 months from the
date of this edition and advertisement in which to do so.

Contact with Romy Shipping AS and/or requests for a copy of the Limitation Decree should be made
through Bentleys Stokes & Lowless, solicitors for Romy Shipping AS by telephone on +44 20 7782
0990 (quote ref NSW/TIR) or email to nwilson@bentleys.co.uk / triches@bentleys.co.uk

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