NEW YORK Stainless steel boating product manufacturer
Stainless Marine Inc. has filed a lawsuit against BP Plc and
two of its subsidiaries for economic damages caused by the 2010
Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and oil spill.
The adverse impact of the spill on the boating and marine
activities along the entire Gulf Coast region brought
demand for Stainless Marines products and services to a
standstill, the Opa Locka, Fla.-based company
alleged in its lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in eastern
Boussard, La.-based LaRose Scrap & Salvage Inc. also
recently filed a lawsuit against BP, claiming that it lost $3.7
million in income as a result of the spill (
amm.com, April 22
London-based BP could not be reached for comment.