THE “MAERSK KARACHI”
 Lloyd's Rep. Plus 57
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION (COMMERCIAL COURT)
Before Sir Michael Burton (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)
Admiralty practice – Pleadings – Cargo damaged by fire following hot works on vessel – Claimant cargo interests alleging unseaworthiness on basis that defendants’ systems for dealing with hot work were faulty – Defendants applying for summary judgment on basis that “faulty systems” claim had no real prospect of success – Relevance of possibility that additional material might become available prior to trial – Whether defendants entitled to summary judgment – CPR Part 24.