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NuStar Energy Services Inc. v. ING Bank N.V.

Petition for certiorari dismissed pursuant to Rule 46 on October 17, 2019

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1211 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the respondents in this case.

Issue: Whether a party that physically supplies a vessel with fuel or other necessaries possesses a statutory maritime lien when the vessel owner or its authorized agent ordered those necessaries and directed the supplier to provide them, regardless of contractual relationships between the vessel owner and intermediate parties.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 18 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 17, 2019)
Apr 05 2019Waiver of right of respondents Cosco Haifa Maritime Ltd., Cosco Auckland Maritime Ltd., Coscon and Cosco Venice Maritime Ltd. to respond filed.
Apr 09 2019Waiver of right of respondent ING Bank N.V. to respond filed.
Apr 23 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/9/2019.
Apr 25 2019Response Requested. (Due May 28, 2019)
May 15 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 28, 2019 to June 24, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
May 17 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 24, 2019, for all respondents.
Jun 24 2019Brief of respondent ING Bank N.V. in opposition filed.
Jun 24 2019Brief of respondents Cosco Haifa Maritime Ltd., et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 09 2019Reply of petitioner NuStar Energy Services, Inc. filed.
Jul 10 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Sep 30 2019Motion to dismiss under Rule 46.2 filed.
Oct 17 2019Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.