ICS “Strongly Criticises” Spanish Supreme Court Decision in Prestige Oil Spill Case

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Friday said that it “strongly criticised” a January judgement by the Spanish Supreme Court in the so-called “Prestige Case” at last week’s International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPCF) meeting, adding that it “now fears that the entire system of efficient compensation for oil spills could be put in serious jeopardy” as a result of the “unsound” judicial decision making.

Published May 2, 2016

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