Tim Malloch
Business Shapers
17 March 2015

Sea Shepherd Uk v Fish & Fish Limited: Supreme Court Has Bigger Fish To Fry

The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by Sea Shepherd UK (SSUK) that it should not be jointly liable in tort with its US parent, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSUS), for its part in an environmental campaign against the overfishing of Bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean.

As part of the “Operation Blue Rage” campaign on 17 June 2010, the “Steve Irwin”, a ship owned and operated by SSCS, attacked a ship owned by Fish & Fish that was transporting tuna in fish cages.

Fish & Fish commenced legal proceedings and contended that SSUK had contributed to the attack on its ship by participating in fundraising for Operation Blue Rage and by recruiting volunteers.

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