Compania Naviera Joanna S.A. v. Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV, No. 08-1031
In a tort action arising out of a ship collision, the dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where the District Court did not abuse its discretion in applying the doctrine of forum non conveniens, because the accident occurred in Chinese waters and proceedings were already underway in a Chinese court.
Argued: March 24, 2009
Decided: June 26, 2009
Opinion by Judge Niemeyer