In re M/V MSC Flaminia

FIRST AMENDED THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT amending {{325}} Crossclaim, {{161}} Crossclaim, {{154}} Crossclaim, {{168}} Crossclaim, {{186}} Crossclaim, {{312}} Crossclaim, {{126}} Crossclaim, {{299}} Crossclaim, {{129}} Crossclaim, {{313}} Crossclaim, {{314}} Crossclaim, {{322}} Crossclaim, {{158}} Crossclaim, {{137}} Crossclaim, {{169}} Crossclaim, {{160}} Crossclaim, {{125}} Answer to Complaint, Counterclaim, {{187}} Crossclaim, {{316}} Crossclaim, {{304}} Crossclaim, {{1}} Complaint, {{127}} Counterclaim, {{315}} Crossclaim, {{174}} Amended Crossclaim, {{321}} Crossclaim, {{128}} Crossclaim against Panalpina Inc., Panalpina World Transport Ltd., Panalpina, Inc., Panalpina World Transport Ltd., Panalpina World Transport Ltd., Panalpina, Inc.Document filed by Deltech Corporation, National Union Fire INsurance Co. of Pittsburgh, PA, National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA, National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA. Related document: {{325}} Crossclaim, filed by National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA, Stolt Nielsen USA, Inc., Stolt Tank Containers Germany GMBH, Stolt Tank Containers BV, Stolt Tank Containers France SAS, {{161}} Crossclaim filed by NACA Logistics (USA) Inc., {{154}} Crossclaim, filed by Perdue Farms, Inc., Trafigura Beheer BV, Sellari Enterprises, Inc., Newmont Golden Ridge Ltd., Swedish Fine Rice & Food AB, Globex International, Inc., PS International, Ltd., {{168}} Crossclaim filed by Pelorus Ocean Line Ltd., Hellmann Worldwide Logistics S.A. de C.V., Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Inc., {{186}} Crossclaim filed by IWONA SIUTA, {{312}} Crossclaim, filed by Chemtura Corporation, Chemtura Europe GmbH, Chemtura Italy S.R.L., {{126}} Crossclaim filed by MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A., {{299}} Crossclaim filed by Stolt Tank Containers BV, {{129}} Crossclaim filed by Satellite Logistics Group, Inc., {{313}} Crossclaim filed by Shipco Transport Inc., {{314}} Crossclaim filed by Sea Shipping Line, {{322}} Crossclaim, filed by Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc., {{158}} Crossclaim filed by Bulkhaul (USA) Inc., Bulkhaul Ltd., {{137}} Crossclaim filed by Eagle Paper International, Inc., Agence Pierre Lelong Service, Danmar Lines, Ltd., BASF Corp., et al., {{169}} Crossclaim, filed by 3M Belgium N.V., Champion Technologies Inc., Pagarini International Limited, Shandong Jinsheng Non-Ferrous Group Co. Ltd., Carnauba Do Brasil Ltda., Hamburg Coffee Company, UAB NEO Group Productora De Tereftalatos de Altamira S.A. De CV, Graftech Frances SNC, Farmeko, Rockwood Holdings, Inc., Kansai Altan Boya Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS, Lampe & Schwartze, Bilakhia House, Donying Fangyuan Nonferrous Metals Co. Ltd., Cummins Inc., Ramsay Timber Limited, Tricon Dry Chemicals LLC, Plastic Omnium Automotive Exterior, Global Shipping Services LLC, Butachimie, JAS Forwarding De Mexico SA De CV, Industrias John Deere S.A. de C.V. Deere, International N.A., Agrinorte S.A, Lancer Europe S.A, BLG International Logistics Center, Miel Mex SA De CV, Weihag GMBH, Ecolab, Inc., UAB Neo Group, Fedex Trade Network Transport & Brokerage (Germany), Hursan Havlu Uretim San Ve Tic Denzli, Metlab Supplies Ltd., Coty US LLC, UAS "JURVISTA", Johan Haltermann Ltd., Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd., GP Harmon Recycling LLC, IAC Spartanburg, Bahrain Maritime & Mercantile International, Corning Inc., Leegra Inc., TLI Depot BQ, Zeppelin Baumaschinen GMBH, C.H.Robinson Polan S.P ZO.O, Commercial Internacional De Grandos De Honduras S.A. De C.V., Olmuska International Paper, Ivan Luna Segura, Katoen Natie Global Forwarding, United Transport Tankcontainers BV, OOO Frutlend, Zeppelin Baumaschien GmbH, DSV Air & Sea Inc., Esco Corporation, ELG Haniel, Plastic Pool Europe S.A., Borget Solingen GmbH, Elite House LLP, Clariant Production UK Ltd., Amit Industries, Arkema Vlissingen BV, Viscofan S.A., Mercedes Benz USA, E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Company, SCA Hygiene Products Russia, LLC, Tchibo GMBH, Weatherford International Inc., American Hardwood Industries, LLC. Tradelanes, Inc., Viscofan USA Inc., Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Molnlycke Health Care Oy, Ahlers EDC, Timber Connection Ltd., Formosa Plastics Corporation, Proctor & Gamble Novomoskovsk, LLC, FT&T Consulting, Supremo, LLC, Esso Societe Anonyme Francaise, Mexpack International Movers S.A. de C., United Transport Tank Containers, Holzextroplast OOO, Rapunzel Naturkost GmbH, Citrofrut S.A. De C.V., TTI Network Technologies, On Steel Corp., The Dow Chemical Company, Katcon, Link Lines Logistics, Inc., Continental Tire North America, Inc., TCR Plastics, Transmode Overseas Partners, Blagden Specialty Chemicals Ltd., Monument Chemical BVBA, Special Metals Welding Products Company, Intralox, Veitsch Radex GMBH & Co. OG, TSL leHavre, Zeppelin Power Systems GMBH, Naddi Motors, Arrow Consulting Ltd., Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., Tobacco De Pacifico Norte S.A., OOO Procasing, Nippon Denko Company Ltd., LLC "TLC", E Rigas SA, Lathams Limited, VCK Logistics Oceanfreight B.V., Kamin LLC, NCR Global Solutions Ltd., Carcoustics USA, EPU Service Center, Oceanic Shipping & Transport GMBH, Societe Industrielle De Papeterie, Unicorn Ingredients, Industrias John Deere SA De C.V., Gaylord Chemical Company, Hellas S.A., Cofiroasters S.A., Crown Relocations, Danzer UK Ltd., Exxonmobil Chemical Company, AMI Trading (USA), Inc., Ibero El Salvador S.A. De C.V., CJ Hendricks B.V., Pioneeds Polyleathers PVT Ltd., Parmar International PVT Ltd., Triple F. Logistics B.V., Tekstil Santic AS, Fedecocagua, Ocean Container Line, Inc., Wisco Espanola S.A, Marubeni America Corporation, Sol Y Agave Arandas S.A. De C.V., C.H. Robinson Poland S.P. Zoo, Greatview Holdings, Gaylord Chemical Co. LLC, Dow Chemical Company, Fleur De Lis Worldwide, LLC, Western Emarr, OMYA AB & Schuite & Schuite Druckfarben GMBH, Acquajet Systems AB, Steinweg-Handelsveem, Apiexport S.A. De C.V., DOW Europe Gmbh, Rauan Nalco LLC, Mueller Water Products Inc., Ayecue Internacional S.L.U., Unitrans P.R.A. Company, Inc., NO Southwestern Petroleum Euro, LPL Automotive, OOO Husqvarna, Lagnese Hoing GmbH & Co. KG, NCR Nederland, Crown Worldwide, LLC Husqvarna, Anne Cauwel Haudecoeur, Liebherr Components, Pyosa S.A. De C.V., IAC Spartanburg Inc., Styron, LLC, Blue Sky Commerce Ltd., Potter Group Ltd., Allied Exports Inc., Promarc International Inc., Zenda Diensteinstungen Gmbh, Behr Industries, Grange Shipping, Limited, Glatfelter Falkenhagen GmbH, Volkswagenwerk AG, Corning GMBH, Polymers International Ltd., LLC PetroResurs, Translogic SA, Chemtall GMBH, Marecbol, Ivory & Ledoux, JAS Forwarding (UK), Ltd, International Commodities Inc., Zeppelin Power System GMBH, Hai Kwang Enterprise Corporation, Zurich, J.G. Schutte Honig GMBH, Tradelanes, Inc., E Rigas S.A., Dongguan Sea Dragon Paper Industries, Finagra (UK) Ltd., Volkswagen AG, ARR-MAZ Custom Chemicals Inc., Alltech SSF De Ri De CV, Precision Castparts, Centre Point JB Nagar, Merisol USA LLC, Sellukem AB, Cafes Finos De Exportation, CNA Metals, Ltd., Repro Plastics Canada Inc., Tirth Agro Technology PVT Ltd., Nubea Inc., Isavolta S.A., Norevo Mexico SA DE CV, Terza S.A. De C.V., Hanna Motors, CISA Export Adora, Line X Acquisition LLC, Albaden Services Ltd., Graftech Mexico, Cardex Sociedad Anomia, TC Trading Laurintie, Toll Global Forwarding, Styron Europe GMBH, Timber Connections Ltd., Schenectady International Group, Styron LLC, International Commoditites, Wigglesworth & Co., Lamex Foods UK, SB Enterprises, America Chung Nam Inc., Atlas Van Lines International, Global Logistics Shipping Inc., Cerveceria Modelo S.A. de C.V., Stemaco USA Inc., Sygenta Crop Protection Inc., Formosa Plastics Corporation USA, International Search Mexico SA, Crystal International Corp., Inoac Polytec de Mexico, Unitcargo Container Line, Inc., Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Agencia Reyes Logistics Cargo SLU, Potter Group, Ltd., Clariant Corporation, GP Cellulose GMBH, Mundicarga Overseas S.A., Shintech, Inc., AASA, Lehmann & Viss & CI KG, Borbet GmbH, Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), Taloox Group LLC, NCR Global Solutions, Eaton Automotive Systems, Angus Chemie GMBH, Onoac Polytex De Mexico, Vnesthtransport OOO, JF Hillebrand Mexico SA, Volkswagon Group of America, Inc., Oceanic Logistics Inc., Vida Tequila USA, LLC, Fiber Source International Corp., Apiexport S.A. De CV, Agro Exportaciones De Sur, Pelorus Ocean Line Ltd., Tasiast Mauritane Ltd., Precision Castparts Corp., Beneficiadora De Almendras Urkupina SRL, Timber Connection, Fuga AG, Ekol Ofset A.S., Grand Medical Group, Trinseo Materials Operating S.C.A, BMW AG Werk 2.7, CNA Metals Limited, Sabic Innovative Plastics Mexico, VOTG, Banks And Lloyd (Shipping) Ltd., Kuehne & Nagel Ltd., Monsanto Company, Sinamco Trading Co., Wisco Espanolo SA, Cargo Partner AG, Milliken & Company, Institut Fur Plastination, Bercen Inc., Environmental Express Inc., Kinetsu World Express (USA) Inc., Exxonmobil Chemical Films Europe, Schlueter Und Maack GmbH, Graftech Switzlerland S.A., Fibre Source International Corp., Goodyear Lastikleri TIC A.S., Armstrong World Industries Inc., Coty Genva S.A., Caterpillar Inc., Neumann Gruppe GmbH, Transporte Multimodal, S.A. De C.V., Nova Natie, Fursten-Reform, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Inc., Promociones De Export Acion SA, Voith Fabrics Wilson, Fedex Trade Netwrok Transport & Brokerage (Mexico), Clariant Production, UK Ltd., Mining and Chemical Co. Ltd., Norit America Inc., Omya AB, Airport Clearance Services Inc., CISC Ligget-Ducat, T-T Danismanlik, British American Tobacco PLC, Turkiye Is Bankasi A.S., Rasselstein GMBH, Itochu Plastics PTE Ltd., Rudolph Logistik Gruppe, GMBH, Pirelli Tyre s.P.A, Roam Global Logistics LLC, Owens Corning Mexico S De R L De C.V., Gulbrandsen Chemicals Inc., Pfauth Logistiek Diensyverl, Shipco Transport Inc., ANN JOO Steel, Novozymes, Norevo GmbH, rainier Overseas Movers Inc., International Paper Company, SNF Saint Avold, Alimentos Agricolas Y Naturales S.A. De C.V., JV Foods Inc., Rockwood Lithium, Inc., C.H. Robinson International Inc., OOO Pioneer Trade, Cellplate PLC, Crocs Europa, Cabot Corporation, Oldendorfer STR, Agility Magyarpzag, Saga France, Interbulk (Tank Containers) Ltd., Lubrizoil Advanced Materials Europe, Fenwal France SAS, Galleon International Freight Service, Carolina Cotton Growers Coop., Jewometaal Stainless Processing, Amerchol Corporation, Groupement Ivorien D'Industrie ET, Baillie Lumber Sales Co., Sic & Logistics SRL, Monsanto International SARL, Stemcor (S.E.A.) PTE Ltd., Ramsay Timber, WM Recycle America LLC, Lubrizoil France SA, Red Electrica De Espana, Mountainaire Farms, IMCD Switzerland AG, Kansai Nerolac Ltd. Bilakhia House, BMW Group Plan 2.7, Honeywell International Inc., Volkswagen Logistics GMBH & Co., PJ Lumber Company, Mega Rubber Technologies PPVT Ltd., Huntsman Holland B.V., Chemetall GMBH, Carcoustics USA Inc., Tasman Overseas International, Huntsman Petrochemical LLC, Red Square Corporation, Maptrasco, Compania Tequilera De Arandas S.A. De C.V, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics S.A. de C.V., NCR SDC, SKF De Mexico, S.A. De C.V., Oceanic Container Line Inc., Tzeng Long USA, Inc., Wheaterford International Inc., Team Relocation, Husqvarna AB, Raghvani Textiles PVT Ltd., Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., Copperweld Bimetallics LLC, Nomad Brands Inc., Kaeser Kompressoren AG, Phoenix International Freight Services, SKF de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Intigena Produktion GMBH and Co., KG, Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc., British American Tobacco PLC, LLC, Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel Joint Stock Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, Invista S.A.R.L., Coty Geneva S.A., Neptune Shipping Agency, Banks & Lloyd (Shipping) Ltd., Unitcargo Container Line, Stanley Logistics Centre, Caterpillar Marine Power (UK) Ltd., Manufacturas Plastuias Rim, Interforest Terminal Rotterdam SCA, American Hardwood Industries LLC, Classic American Hardwoods, Cray Valley USA Inc., Klockner Pentaplast, Starcke GMBH & Co., UTS Carrier LLC, Intertex World Resources Inc., Classic American Hardwoods, Inc., Arcelomittal, J.G. Schuette, Compania Cervecera De Zacatecas, S.A. De C.V., Allied Unlimited Inc., Freeworld Trading, Palmer Timber, Estee Lauder, JA Lacour Company, Semillas Universales SA, Trafigura, Raif Coskun Cagler, Cheng Loong Corporation, Petroresurs, General Mills U.K., Trouw Nutrition USA, LLC, Decoplus, Universal Cargo M.S.A. De C.V., Draexlmaier Automotive of America, LLC, Volswagenwerk AG, Danzer IK Ltd., Black & Decker Limited Sarl, Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., Taminco, Inc., VCK Rotterdam BV, Argus Limited, Anheuser-Busch International Inc., Westerlund, Baillie Lumber Sales Co, Tradepro Inc., Oceanic Container Line, Inc., Vopak Agencies Rotterdam B.V., Ceva Freight (UK) LTD., Proper Polymers, Tyco International Ltd., Palmer Timber, Arkema, Inc., UTC Overseas GMBH, Ceva Freight Management, SNF Holdings, Sociedad General De Importacion Y Exportacion S.A., Meraux Speciaux, Surrey Europe Sarl, United Transport Tank Containers B.V., Fortune Metals Inc., The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Milliken & CO., Altamis B.V., Huntsman Corporation, Exxonmobil Petroleum & Chemical Holdings Inc., Anheuser-Busch Inbev Belgium, NV, Unicharm Corporation, Mallory Transportation System, Link Lines Logistics Inc., Ceva Logistics Central & Eastern Europe, Expenditors MCO, SE Tylonse GMBH & Co. KG, European Owens Corning Fiberglass SPRL, Holship Finland Oy, Cordier Spezialpapier GMBH, Grupo Tecnico Especializado En Seguros, Musti Ja Mirra Oy, Crane Worldwide (UK) Ltd., John Artis Ltd., DOSECC Exploration Services, LLC, SNF Saint Avold, SNF SAS, CWL Mexico S De RL, Selluken AB, OMYA GMBH, Aviva plc, Nalco Company, Hardwood Timber Sales Ltd., Onesteel Recycling Hong Kong Ltd., Hydrobiological Institute-Ohrid, Rudolph Logistik Gruppe GmbH, Cargill, Exxonmobil Chemical Films, Moolmane Moving, Rapunzel, The Procter & Gamble Company, ThyssenKrupp Presa France SAS, Trouw Nutrition USA. LLC, Reliance Industries Ltd., OOO OMYA URAL, Junkers Industrier A/S, Mitsubishi Grain, Mobil Chemical Products International, J.Pearson International Inc., JSW Steel Limited, Advanced Elastomer Systems Ltd., Unicharm Molnlcke Rus Limited Liability Co., IMCD Benelux N.V., Bercen Southern Division, Chemtura Corporation, Carolinas Cotton Growers Corp., Bridgewell Resources LLC, Nibco SP, Rainier Overseas Movers Inc., PT Hanil Jaya Steel, Saint Gobain Performance Plastics Ireland, Graphic Packaging, Zooserviss SIA, Bolivia Crece Exportaciones, Dart Containers FCA Bahamas, Society A-N Auto Import Export, Trinity Industries Inc., Dart Container FCA Bahamas, Petcare AB, Chemtura Italy S.R.L., Arkema Inc., Protim Solignum Ltd., SGT Enterprises, Expeditors MCO, Rayonier Inc., Borbet, Goodyear International Corporation, Petrochem Carless Ltd., IMCD Benelox N.V., Ceva Freight Management (Mexico), Kuehne & Nagel Gesellschaft N.B.H., Avento Co. Inc, Cornerstone Chemical Company, Champion Dai-Chi Tech, Southwestern Petroleum Corp., SNF SAS, Mitsubishi Corporation, Commercial International De Granos De Honduras, Resolute Forest Products US Inc., Cray Valley USA LLC, Exxonmobil Specialty Elastomers, Klopferholz GmbH & Co KG, Prochem AG, Rim Logistics Ltd., Firestone Building Products Co., ADPO NV, Gmodelo Europa S.A.U., Societer Industrielle De Papeterie, Chemtura Europe GmbH, Robert Bosch GMBH, Taminco Inc., Crocs Mexico SA De R.L. De C.V., Stanton Grove, Limited, Northern Virginia Trading Co. Inc., Rayonier, Inc., Schryver Transportes Y Logistics SA DE CV, Rim Logistics, Ltd., Caterpillar SARL, Palm Paper Limited, Shintech Inc., Kostal GMBH, Guilford Mills, Inc., The Lubrizoil Corporation, Nuco Logistics, Inc., Empacadora De Golfo De Mexico, International Paper, Arr-Maz Custom Chemicals, Inc., Productora De Tereftalatos De Altamira S.A. De C.V., Magna Exteriors and Interiors, Arnholdt & Sohn GMBH, OWL Belgium, MTS Lojistik Ve tasimacilik Hizmetleri Tic A.S., Husq, HJ Schryver, DSV Air & Sea Ltd., Quiborax S.A., Newport Tank Containers Inc., Expeditors International, TI Automotive Limited, John Deere International GMBH, Zinc International SA, SKF GMBH, Hill & Smith Ltd., Akra Polyester SA De CV, Thyssenkrupp VDM GMBH, Arecelomittal, Pan Global Trading, Stanley Black & Decker Inc., Newport Tankers Corporation, SABIC Innovative Plastics Inc., Rocktenn CP, LLC, Coffein Campagnie, Metal Scrap Recyclers Dominicana, Nomad Brands, Inc. LLC TLC, Invista Textiles (UK) Ltd., Pioneer Polyleathers PV Ltd., Weychem US Inc., UTS Ltd., Ocean World Lines Inc., Midrex Technologies Inc., Tetra Technologies Norge, British Airways, Carolina Ocean Lines, ICC Chemical Corporation, Sabic Innovative Plastics India PVT Ltd., Asya Kagit Matbaa Gida Ve, Junker Industrier A/S, IF Finland, Recyclebenelux B.V., Parmar International PVT, Ltd., Agrinorte S.A., Zenda Dienstleinstungen GMBH, Golink Ltd., Ecolab Inc., Weber & Schaer, Transportation Worldwide Inc., E.I DuPont De Nemours and Company, Schenker Inc., Hoyer Global, Metalles Antillanos S.A., S Kato & Co., Hardwood Dimensions Ltd., DHL Global Forwarding, AMI Trading Inc., Trinseo Materials Operating S.C.A., Sabic Innovative US, Toyo Cotton Co., Daimler AG, Vinmar International Limited, UAB Bellville Rodair International Baltic, Allseas Global Logistics, Excell USA Inc., Lager, DRT, Polymers International Limited, Sabic Innovative Plastics BV, Expeditors International (UK) Ltd., Poehland Int. Spediktion, Compania Cervecera De Tropico S.A. De C.V., Waissels Ltd., MVW International Sarl, Pon Power AS, Pittman Tractor Company Inc., Emeraude International SAS, Flomin Inc., Gardner Denver Water Jetting Systems Inc., Flomin, Inc., Hoa Phat Steel Co. Ltd., NEK, ThyssenKrupp Presta Mexico, Kansai Nerolac Paints ltd., Alcan Automotive LLC, Eaton Corporation, Giorgio Gori USA Inc., NCR Nederland N.V., Equipos Nuclears SA, MTS Logistics Inc., Multienlaces De Transportes Internacionales SA De CV, Savory Paper (25), S and P Recycling Honduras S.A. De C.V., Mubeca Inc., Lear Corporation, Golden Timber Bolivia, Jean Heybroek BV, Tradelaner Inc., Baillie Lumber Co., Outspan Guatemala, Vero Marine Insurance, Cameron International Corporation, Arubis Belgium NVSA, GE Transportation Parts LLC, Gulbrandsen Technologies, Exxonmobil Petroleum & Chemical Holding Inc., Hakan Agro Commodities Trading Co., Zoppas Industries De Mexico, Draeklmaier Automotive America, Schuite & Schuite Druckfarben GMBH, Kemira OJY, Shandong Jinsheng Non-Ferrous Group Co., Ltd., Dealex Ltd., Whitman Laboratories Ltd., Panalpina, Inc., Topps Tiles Ltd., William West Distribution Centre, Brokmak OU, Vopak Agenicies Rotterdam B.V., Mueller Water Products, Inc., General Mills UK, Nufarm UK Ltd., Arubis AG, Eneria S.A.S., Mondi Tire Kutson Kagit Ve Ambalaj San AS, Molinos De Honduras S.A. De C.V., TI Automotive, Kapstone Charleston Kraft LLC, Sensient Colors UK, Ltd, Newport Europe B.V., Carlberg Kazakhstan Ltd., Vogel Import Export NV, G.A. Paper International, Finning (UK) Ltd., Hyga SA Hygieneprodukte, Network America Lines, MTS Logistics, Inc., Wayand GMBH, Magnelec S.A. De C.V., TC Trading, Impacaixcea Del Golfo De Mexico, {{160}} Crossclaim filed by Suttons International (N.A.) Inc., Suttons International Ltd., {{125}} Answer to Complaint, Counterclaim filed by MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A., {{187}} Crossclaim filed by HartFord Fire Insurance Company, {{316}} Crossclaim, filed by Pelorus Ocean Line Ltd., Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Inc., Hellmann Worldwide Logistics S.A. de C.V., {{304}} Crossclaim, filed by AGCS Marine Insurance Company, Sellari Enterprises, Inc., Kordsa Global Industriyel Iplik Ve Kord Bezi Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S., Handelsmaatchappij Mawipex B.V., Evergreen Packaging, BE Aerospace, Inc., ARK Trading LLC, Proctor & Gamble International Operations SA, Lubrizoil France SA, Xchanging Claims Services, OOO Pan Products, Lubrizoil Corporation, Anheuser-Busch Inbev Belgium, NV, Richard Murray, Adam Pack SAIC, Firestone Building Products Co., British Airways, Vinmar International Limited, Suomen Energia Juomat Oy, {{1}} Complaint, filed by NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft MBH & Co. KG, CONTI II. CONTAINER SCHIFFAHRTS-GMBH & CO. KG MS "MSC FLAMINIA", {{127}} Counterclaim filed by NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft MBH & Co. KG, CONTI II. CONTAINER SCHIFFAHRTS-GMBH & CO. KG MS "MSC FLAMINIA", {{315}} Crossclaim, filed by Satellite Logistics Group, Inc., {{174}} Amended Crossclaim filed by NACA Logistics (USA) Inc., {{321}} Crossclaim, filed by NACA Logistics (USA) Inc., {{128}} Crossclaim filed by Sea Shipping Line.

Southern District of New York, nysd-1:2012-cv-08892

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4 Joseph J. Perrone Giuliano McDonnell & Perrone, LLP Attorneys for DELTECH CORPORATION 494 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor New York, New York 10001 Telephone: (646) 328-0120 Fascimile: (646) 328-0121 - and - Charles E. Schmidt Kennedy Lillis Schmidt & English Attorneys for DELTECH CARGO INTEREST 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 402 New York, New York 10038-4816 Telephone: (212) 430-0800 Facsimile: (212) 430-08510 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPLAINT OF 12 Civ. 8892 (TPG) CONTI 11. CONTAINER SCHIFFAHRTS- and consolidated actions GMGH & CO. KG MS "MSC FLAMINIA", AS OWNER, AND NSB NIEDERELBER DELTECH'S FIRST AMENDEDTHIRD- SCHIFFAHRTSGESELLSCHAFT MBH & CO. PARTY COMPLAINT AGAINST KG, AS OPERATOR, OF THE MSC PANALPINA, INC., AND PANALPINA FLAMINIA FOR EXONERATION FROM WORLD TRANSPORT LTD. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY Plaintiffs. Deltech Corporation, by its attorneys Giuliano McDonnell & Perrone, LLP, and National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, PA, in its capacity as subrogated insurer, by its attorneys Kennedy Lillis Schmidt & English (collectively referred to herein, solely for the purposes of this pleading as "Deltech,") as and for their third-party complaint against third-party defendants Panalpina, Inc. and Panalpina World Transport Ltd. (collectively referred to as "Panalpina") allege upon information and belief as follows: 4 JURISDICTION, THE PARTIES, AND VENUE 1. This is a case of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 1333, Rules 9(h) and 14(c) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule F of the Supplemental Rules for Certain Admiralty and Maritime Claims, and within the supplemental jurisdiction of this court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1367. 2. At all relevant times mentioned herein, Deltech was and still is a corporation organized and existing under the laws of Delaware with a place of business at 11911 Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 78807 USA. 3. At all relevant times mentioned herein, Deltech Europe Limited, was and is a private limited company organized under and existing by virtue of the laws of the United Kingdom with a registered office at Piperell Way, Haverhill, Suffolk CB9 8PH, England. 4. At all relevant times mentioned herein, National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa. was and is a corporation organized under and existing by virtue of the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with an office and place of business at 175 Water Street, New York, New York. 5. At all relevant times mentioned herein, Third-Party Defendant Panalpina, Inc. was and still is a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of New York with a place of business at 1776 on the Green, 67 East Park Place, Morristown, NJ, USA and was and is engaged in the business as a freight forwarder. 6. At all relevant times mentioned herein, Third-Party Defendant Panalpina World Transport, Ltd. was and still is a corporation organized and existing under the laws of Switzerland with a place of business located at 1776 on the Green, 67 East Park Place, Morristown, NJ, USA and was and is engaged in the business as a freight forwarder. 2 4 7. Defendant Stolt Tank Containers BV ("Stolt") contracted with Deltech to arrange for shipping Deltech products to Europe, including divinylbenzene ("DVB"). 8. Deltech gave certain instructions to Stolt regarding the carriage of DVB, including but not limited to that the tanks of DVB should be stored above deck for temperature monitoring and that the DVB should not be stowed next to sources of heat. 9. Deltech and/or Stolt contracted with Panalpina and/or BDP International, Inc. ("BDP") to assist with Deltech's shipments, including its shipment of DVB. 10. Through their combined efforts, Stolt, Panalpina and BDP arranged for shipments of DVB onboard the MSC Flaminia ("the Vessel"). 11. At all relevant times herein, the Vessel was chartered by Mediterranean Shipping Company ("MSC") and operated by NSB Niederelber Schiffahrtsgesellschaft MBH & Co. KG ("NSB"). FACTS 12. Deltech Corporation and/or Deltech Europe Ltd. were the shippers, consignees or owners of the goods shipped aboard the Vessel in containers UTCU459701-3, UTCU461521-0 and UTCU473373-7 pursuant to, inter alia, Stolt bill(s) of lading 1831433212, 18314233112, or others, and MSC bills of lading MSCUOE640393, MSCUOE640450 and MSCUOE640351 and were the shippers, consignees or owners of the goods shipped aboard the Vessel in containers GESU801685-7 GESU8022272-0 pursuant to Newport bills of lading 56190594 and 56190604 and MSC bills of lading MSCUOE641037 and MSCUOE641078. 13. Stolt and/or Panalpina prepared shipping documents for the ocean transport of DVB on board the Vessel, including but not limited to the Stolt bills of lading mentioned in paragraph 12. 3 4 14. The Stolt bills of lading contained some of the instructions for carriage of DVB that Deltech had given Stolt. 15. The Ocean bills of lading generated by MSC ("the MSC bills of lading") failed to include the instructions for carriage listed on the Stolt Bills of Lading. 16. Stolt, BDP and/or Panalpina failed to provide MSC with Deltch's instructions and warnings regarding how to safely ship the DVB cargoes. 17. Stolt, BDP and/or Panalpina either reviewed or should have reviewed the MSC Bills of Lading prior to the transport of the DVB on board the Vessel. 18. Stolt, BDP and Panalpina failed to correct the MSC Bills of Lading, or to otherwise inform MSC that the MSC bills of lading omitted Deltech's instructions for carriage of the DVB. 19. On or about July 14, 2012, a fire and explosion occurred aboard the Vessel. (hereinafter the "Casualty"). 20. As a result of the Casualty, several crew members were allegedly injured; three crew members died; the Vessel suffered damage; and, many cargoes, including Deltech's, were damaged and/or lost. 21. On or about July 17, 2012, salvors reached the Vessel. General Average was declared on or about August 8, 2012. 22. The Vessel owner has asserted that it is entitled to recover from Deltech their proportionate share(s) of alleged General Average expenses, and has sought a declaratory judgment that it is entitled to General Average contributions from Deltech. For the reasons stated herein below, Deltech denies any allegation that they are liable to contribute in General Average. 4 4 23. On or about September 9, 2012, the Vessel arrived and was re-delivered by salvors to the Vessel owners and NSB at Wilhelmshaven, Germany, where certain cargo was discharged and the investigation into the cause of the Casualty began. 24. Following the investigation, allegations have been made that the DVB cargo shipped by Deltech caused or contributed to the Casualty. 25. If it is determined that the DVB cargo caused or contributed to the casualty, losses, damages, injuries, and destruction resulting therefrom were not caused or contributed to by any acts or omissions of Deltech Corporation, but rather, were caused or contributed to by want of care, design, neglect, fault and privity on the part of Panalpina. FIRST THIRD-PARTY CLAIM AGAINST PANALPINA (Indemnification and/or Contribution) 26. Deltech reiterates, repeats and realleges the foregoing paragraphs numbered 1 through 25, inclusive, with the same force and effect as if fully set forth herein. 27. If it is determined that the DVB cargo caused or contributed to the Casualty, this was due to the wrongful acts or omissions, including breach of contract, breach of express or implied warranty, etc., or other misconduct of Panalpina. 28. The Casualty aboard the Vessel was not caused or contributed to by any act, omission, fault or neglect on the part of Deltech, its agents, servants or employees. 29. By reason of the Casualty aboard the Vessel, Deltech has suffered damages and exposure to third-party claims, including damage to the Vessel, cargo, property, salvage claims, wrongful death and survivorship claims; General Average expenses; and claims for indemnity and contribution from other parties to this lawsuit, in an estimated aggregate amount in excess of US $100 million. 5 4 30. If it is determined that the DVB cargo caused or contributed to the Casualty, all of Deltech's damages and losses as aforesaid are directly attributable to and cause by the aforesaid wrongful acts and omissions or other misconduct of Panalpina and/or their agents, without any fault of Deltech or its agents contributing thereto; and therefore, Panalpina should be held solely and/or jointly liable to Deltech for all liability, losses, and damages arising therefrom, including legal fees and disbursements incurred in defense of third-party claims. 31. In the event that Deltech is nevertheless held liable to any party to this action, or to any other party to any other proceeding in the United States or abroad arising out of or relating to the subject Casualty, said liability being expressly denied by Deltech, then such liability derives in whole, or in part, from the aforesaid wrongful acts or omissions or other misconduct of Panalpina, or their officers, agents, servants, and employees and, therefore, Deltech should be granted full recovery over and against, and be indemnified by, or secure contribution from Panalpina for all sums so recovered against Deltech, including attorneys' fees, expenses, interest, and costs. AS AND FOR A SECOND THIRD-PARTY CLAIM AGAINST PANALPINA (General Negligence) 32. Deltech reiterates, repeats and realleges the foregoing paragraphs numbered 1 through 31, inclusive, with the same force and effect as if fully set forth herein. 33. The Casualty was not caused or contributed to by any fault or neglect on the part of Deltech, but was caused in whole, or in part, by Panalpina's failure to properly care for and communicate all relevant instructions concerning the transport of Deltech's cargo. 34. If it is determined that the DVB cargo caused or contributed to the Casualty, such was due to the want of care, design, neglect, fault, privity, negligence, fault, lack of care, gross 6 4 negligence, willful, wanton, and reckless misconduct of Panalpina. Said conduct includes, but is not limited to, handling of Deltech's DVB cargoes, failure to ensure that Deltech's shipping instructions were communicated to Stolt, BDP, MSC and NSB, failing to detect the omission of Deltech instructions from the Stolt and MSC bills of lading and/or failing timely and effectively to address those failures with Stolt and/or MSC, which caused and/or contributed to the Casualty and the resulting damage to Deltech. 35. The explosion and/or fire aboard the MV MSC Flaminia and all of the resulting losses, damages and expenses aforesaid were directly caused or attributable to the aforesaid failures of Panalpina and, therefore, Panalpina should be held liable to all parties who have made claims against Deltech in this litigation. 36. Wherefore, Deltech is entitled to judgment on its affirmative claims for the loss of its cargoes against Panalpina; to judgment as against Panalpina on the claims asserted and potential claims which may be asserted by plaintiffs, MSC and cargo claimants herein; and is entitled to be fully indemnified by Panalpina for such liability, and for the attorneys' fees and costs incurred by Deltech in defending such claims; and further, Deltech is also entitled to indemnity and/or contribution with respect to any liabilities or expenses that might be incurred or imposed relating to salvage and/or general average. AS AND FOR A THIRD THIRD-PARTY CLAIM AGAINST PANALPINA (Failure To Warn) 37. Deltech reiterates, repeats and realleges the foregoing paragraphs numbered 1 through 36, inclusive, with the same force and effect as if fully set forth herein. 7 4 38. Panalpina was obligated to adequately warn and/or inform all interested parties as to the nature of DVB and specifically to inform the carrier of the instructions for carriage of DVB given by Deltech to Stolt. 39. If it is deter