Limitation of Shipowner's Liability and Fishing Vessel Insurance and Safety: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Merchant Marine of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First and Second Sessions ... October 17, November 7, 1985; April 16, 1986 ... (joint Hearing with Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation and Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment) April 17, 1986

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Page 233 - The liability of the owner of any vessel for any embezzlement, loss or destruction by any person of any property, goods or merchandise, shipped or put on board of such vessel, or for any loss, damage or injury by collision, or for any act, matter or thing, loss, damage or forfeiture, done, occasioned or incurred, without the privity or knowledge of such owner or owners, shall in no case exceed the amount or value of the interest of such owner in such vessel and her freight then pending.
Page 236 - The vessel owner, within six months after a claimant shall have given to or filed with such owner written notice of claim, may petition a district court of the United States of competent jurisdiction for limitation of liability within the provisions of this chapter...
Page 219 - The limit for passenger claims 1 . In respect of claims arising on any distinct occasion for loss of life or personal injury to passengers of a ship...
Page 341 - A person liable shall not be entitled to limit his liability if it is proved that the loss resulted from his personal act or omission, committed with the intent to cause such loss, or recklessly and with knowledge that such loss would probably result.
Page 244 - Account for a ship with a tonnage not exceeding 500 tons, (ii) for a ship with a tonnage in excess thereof the following amount in addition to that mentioned in (i): for each ton from 501 to...
Page 242 - ... the carriage by sea of cargo, passengers or their luggage; (c) claims in respect of other loss resulting from infringement of rights other than contractual rights, occurring in direct connection with the operation of the ship or salvage operations...
Page 222 - Rule 65 (relating to notice to adverse party) of the rules of civil procedure for the United States district courts, as amended (USC, 1952 edition, title 28, section 2072), to restrain violations of section 8.
Page 236 - ... freight, together with such sums, or approved security therefor, as the court may from time to time fix as necessary to carry out the provisions of section 183...
Page 235 - It shall be unlawful for the manager, agent, master, or owner of any vessel transporting passengers between ports of the United States or between any such port and a foreign port to insert in any rule, regulation, contract, or agreement any provision or limitation (1) purporting, in the event of loss of life or bodily injury arising from the negligence or fault of such owner or his servants, to relieve such owner, master, or agent from liability, or from liability beyond any stipulated amount, for...
Page 252 - States have either signed it without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval or have deposited instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Secretary-General of the Organization.

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