Insurers Add Salvage Costs To Maersk Ship Fire Dispute

Law360, London (March 13, 2020, 5:28 PM GMT) -- More than 100 companies and their insurers have added a further $23,700 to their $550,000 claim against Danish shipping giant Maersk Line AS for the cost of salvaging cargo from a vessel that caught fire.

The businesses, including insurers such as Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Middle East and companies shipping a range of products, are seeking to pin blame for the blaze on Maersk, claiming a volatile chemical was left exposed to the sun and caught fire during a voyage from a port in the Middle East in July 2015.

In a High Court filing on March 6, which has...

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