Shipping Row Must Be Arbitrated In London, 11th Circ. Says
Law360 (August 1, 2018, 8:15 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday overturned an order requiring a Mexican cargo transporter to arbitrate its dispute with a Florida shipping company in Miami, ruling that while their contract was hardly a "model of clarity," the parties had in fact agreed to arbitrate disputes in London.
Internaves de Mexico SA de CV had claimed in the suit that Andromeda Steamship Corp. and several other related entities kept its more than $112,000 payment even though they failed to provide a ship to transport an electrical transformer from Brazil to Mexico, as the companies had agreed in their underlying contract.
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