Somebody to Lien on: Subcontractor Maritime Liens as They Relate to Valero Marketing & Supply Co. v. M/V Almi Sun and the O.W. Bunker Bankruptcy

Case Note by Matthieu Robert

In this case note, Matthieu Robert explores Valero Marketing & Supply Co. v. M/V Almi Sun, Sun, 893 F.3d 290, 291, 2018 AMC 1564, 1565 (5th Cir. 2018), in which the Fifth Circuit held that, under Commercial Instruments and Maritime Liens Act, Valero had not furnished necessaries to the vessel on order of the owner or person authorized by the owner and thus was not entitled to a maritime lien.

About the Author

J.D./M.B.A. candidate 2020, Tulane University Law School & A.B. Freeman School of Business; B.A. 2016, George Washington University.


93 Tul. L. Rev. Online 63 (2019)