CAPT. SAMUEL CHIREBUAH DEBRA CHIEF ENGINEER EBENEZER ESSEL AND OTHERS
V.
THE MOTOR VESSEL LUSHANN ETERNIT 1 AND OTHERS

(2017) JELR 69745 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. CM/CGS/0091/2013 ·  27 Jul 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
SAMUEL K. A. ASIEDU
Core Terms Beta
defendants
court finds
plaintiffs
court
exhibit
salary of gh
evidence
lushann eternit
salary
sum of gh
rd
respect
section
case
court acts
judgment
prevailing bank rate
record
total amount of gh
application
appointment letters of the plaintiffs
c1
c2
chief engineer
cost of this suit
court sitting
date of filing of this writ
end of service benefits
exhibits
favour of the plaintiffs
final payment
further finds
honourable court
interlocutory judgment
legal costs
motor vessel
notices
proof of service of the hearing notice
recovery of all salaries
relief
respect of the endorsement
salaries of the plaintiffs
writ

JUDGMENT

This court has been called upon to exercise its jurisdiction under Section 20 of the Court Acts 1993 (Act 459) as amended. Sub section 1(g) of Section 20 of the Court Acts provides that:

“a claim by a seaman for wages earned by him on board a ship, whether due under a special contract or otherwise, and a claim by the master of a ship for salary earned by him on board the ship and for disbursements made by him on account of the ship.”

In this respect the within named Plaintiffs on the 13th day of February, 2017 issued a writ against the Defendants herein for:

(a) Recovery of all Salaries and Wages owed the Plaintiffs effective from July ending 2014 to date of filing of this Writ which aforesaid continues to accrue until date of final payment of same.

(b) Interest on same at the prevailing Bank rate until final payment of same.

(c) Recovery of all monies owed the Plaintiffs by the 4th Defendant as End of Service Benefits lawfully owed and due the Plaintiffs.

(d) General Damages.

(e) Co…

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