Captain Can Modify Claims Over Pirate Attack

Former pirate hostage can launch new legal action.
By JEFF D. GORMAN
(CN) — A captain whose Chevron supply ship was attacked by pirates can amend his lawsuit claiming that he was given an unseaworthy vessel, the Fifth Circuit ruled. Wren Thomas was captain of the C-Retriever, a supply ship for Chevron’s operations off the coast of Nigeria. Thomas’ primary employer was Edison Chouest Offshore LLC.
Thomas claimed that he warned Chevron and Edison that his ship’s age and lack of speed made it vulnerable to a pirate attack.
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Source: courthousenews.com

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