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Sound, Speed, and Distance – The Second Circuit Allows Use of SVDR Data as Evidence in Maritime Casualty

In a Summary Order dated March 13, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for Second Circuit affirmed a summary judgment of the Southern District of New York, which ruled in favor of a vessel owner based on data of the ship’s Simplified Voyage Data Recorder (“SVDR”) in a lawsuit by the owner of a submarine cable damaged by the ship’s anchor. Optical Communications Group v. MV Ambassador, No. 13-1544 (2nd Cir., March 13, 2014). (more…)