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British court: Pirate attacks are shipowners’ responsibility

The London Commercial Court has ruled that shipowners, not charterers, must cover the losses incurred from pirate attacks, according to New York’s Maritime Advocate.

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Court rules that Shipowners, not charterers, must cover the losses incurred from pirate attacks, reports Shipping Gazette, citing New York's Maritime Advocate as its source.

London's Commercial Court has ruled in favor of charterers against shipowners, who claim that both parties should share in losses incurred when pirates seize ships.

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