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Natural Resources Conservation Authority and the Attorney General of Jamaica v The Owners and Persons Interested in the Ship MV Noella # 7 Fishing Vessel

Case Number: 
A00003/2001
Neutral Citation: 
[2013] JMSC Civ 62
Date of Delivery: 
01.06.2018

Admiralty - Negligent navigation - Fishing vessel grounded - Coral reef scarred - Living coral destroyed - Vessel in shipping lane - No pilot available - Regulatory framework for operation in Kingston harbour - Authority for operation - The absence of a pilot - The pilot (waiver of compulsory pilotage) 1981 - Special skill or competence, Bolam v Friern Hospital Committee 1975, 2 A.E.R 118 - Compensation - Costs for coral reef restoration and rehabilitation – Capital and operational costs of coral reefs - Benefit loss approach - Comparative costs.