login
login

Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12403

15 January 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 25 / 31
COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EU / Justice
Italian bodies which classified and certified a Panamanian shipwrecked vessel may be brought to justice, in Advocate General’s view
Brussels, 14/01/2020 (Agence Europe)

The victims of the sinking of a Panamanian ship can ask the Italian courts to convict the Italian bodies that classified and certified the ship, concluded the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the EU, Maciej Szpunar, on Tuesday 14 January (Case C-641/18).

The case dates back to 2013, when the court in Genoa, Italy, was heard by the families of victims and survivors of the sinking of the vessel Al-Salam Boccaccio 98, sailing under the Panamanian flag.

The complainants seek the...

Please log in with username and password

Contents

GREEN DEAL EUROPÉEN
SOCIAL AFFAIRS
SECTORAL POLICIES
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PLENARY
EXTERNAL ACTION
INSTITUTIONAL
COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EU
ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
NEWS BRIEFS