*Teekay Tankers Ltd v STX Offshore & Shipping Co

Claim form – Service. The claimant was a publicly-listed (NASDAQ) shipping company, which owned and operated a fleet of tankers. It brought a claim against the defendant Korean company for damages for alleged repudiation of an option agreement. The defendant applied under CPR 11, challenging the jurisdiction of the English court to hear the claim. The Commercial Court, dismissing the defendant's application, held that service at the London address of the person entered in the register of companies as authorised to accept service on behalf of the defendant had been valid service under s 1139(2)(b) of the Companies Act 2006 and/or CPR 6.9(2).

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