2nd Circ. Lets Ship Certification Co. Sail Free After Spain Spill
Spain did not provide evidence that the American Bureau of Shipping, a Houston-based ship certification society, was reckless when it certified the oil tanker Prestige, the appeals court said.
The Prestige sank off Spain's northwest coast in November 2002 after suffering a major structural failure, befouling Spain's beaches with slicks of oil. ABS's...
To view the full article, register now.