MERKUR ISLAND SHIPPING CORPORATION v. LAUGHTON SHAW AND LEWIS (THE "HOEGH APAPA")
 1 Lloyd's Rep. 154
COURT OF APPEAL
Before Sir John Donaldson, M.R., Lord Justice O'Connor and Lord Justice Dillon
Practice - Trade union dispute - Vessel prevented from sailing - Injunction granted to lift blacking - Owners claimed damages for deliberate interference with time charter and with owners' trade and business - Whether trade union entitled to immunity - Whether writ disclosed cause of action at common law - Trade Union and Labour Relations Act, 1974, s. 13 - Employment Act, 1980, s. 17.