The Supreme Court, Maritime Law and the Offshore

  • Wylie Spicer
Keywords: Energy Law, Petroleum Law


This article provides an analysis of Canadian maritime law and its impact on offshore operations in the context of a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada in Bow Valley Husky (Bermuda) Ltd. v. Saint John Shipbuilding Ltd. The author reviews the decision and discusses how it will impact some key aspects of maritime contracts.