Carnival Tacks Costs Onto $16.7M Win In Rolls-Royce Suit

Law360, New York (February 17, 2012, 7:22 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Friday granted cruise ship operator Carnival Corp.'s bid to add $66,000 in costs to its $16.7 million victory over Rolls-Royce PLC and Rolls-Royce AB in their dispute over an allegedly faulty luxury-ship propulsion system.

U.S. District Judge Patricia A. Seitz awarded the costs against Rolls-Royce PLC and Rolls-Royce AB, agreeing with a December report by a magistrate judge who found that Carnival’s costs, except for certain witness travel expenses, were recoverable.

In the same order, Judge Seitz also denied Rolls-Royce Marine...
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