IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
May 17, 2010
IN THE MATTER OF MID-AMERICA FUELS, INC. AS OWNER PRO HAC VICE OF THE M/V SUE FOR EXONERATION IN ADMIRALTY FROM OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The opinion of the court was delivered by: David R. Herndon United States Chief District Judge
This matter, having come before the Court on motion of Petitioner Mid-America Fuels, Inc., as owner pro hac vice of the M/V Sue ("Petitioner"), and the Court being sufficiently advised, it is hereby
ORDERED AND ADJUDGED, that the institution and presentation of any and all suits, actions or legal proceedings of any nature or description whatsoever against the M/V Sue and Petitioner, except in this proceeding for limitation, are hereby restrained with respect to any claim against said vessel or corporations as owner pro hac vice of the M/V Sue, arising out of or connected with the alleged incident which occurred on March 11, 2009 which resulted in the sinking of the M/V Hartford Beaver.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that service of this Restraining Order be made on the representatives of Vincent R. Deering at the addresses set forth on the attached Schedule "A."
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that the above named potential claimants be and the same are hereby restrained and enjoined from initiating or prosecuting any legal or administrative action or any other adversary proceeding relating to the liability of Petitioner and/or the M/V Sue with respect to the alleged incident of March 11, 2009, except in this action.
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