The High Court recently held that the "Brillante Virtuoso" (the "Vessel") was a constructive total loss ("CTL") following an attack by pirates in July 20111. Mr Justice Flaux made important key findings in the CTL claim, which totalled over US$80m. Noodls, 6 days ago
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London, Jan. 6, GNA - The High Court in the United Kingdom (UK) has questioned a terrorism charge made by the governme...
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