Stevedoring company seeks indemnity in Arcelor dispute

Feb 11, 2013 | 02:22 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  ArcelorMittal, Shippers Stevedoring, Western Bulk, ArcelorMittal International America, ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Roman, ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Iasi, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — A Texas stevedoring company is seeking a federal court judgment that would indemnify it from paying damages in a dispute between shipping company Western Bulk AS and subsidiaries of ArcelorMittal SA.

A Western Bulk ship was offloading pipe from Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittal’s Romanian subsidiaries—ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Roman SA and ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Iasi SA—at the Port of Houston in January 2009 when a crane on....

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