No. 22-30261.

87 F.4th 678 (2023)

MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY GULF-INLAND, L.L.C., Plaintiff-Appellee, v. NAVIGATION MARITIME BULGARE JSC, incorrectly identified as Navigation Maritime Bulgarea; Balkan Navigation, Limited, Defendants-Appellants/Cross-Appellees, v. Robert Johnson, Third Party Defendant-Appellee/Cross-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

FILED December 4, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Evans Martin McLeod, Esq. , Arthur R. Kraatz (argued), Phelps Dunbar, L.L.P., New Orleans, LA, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Peter Brooks Sloss, Esq. , Timothy David DePaula, Esq. (argued), Murphy, Rogers, Sloss, Gambel & Tompkins, New Orleans, LA, for Defendants-Appellants/Cross-Appellees.

Alan R. Davis (argued), Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard, New Orleans, LA, for Third Party Defendant-Appellee/Cross-Appellant.

Peter J. Butler, Jr., Esq. , Richard G. Passler , Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P., New Orleans, LA, for Amicus Curiae Crescent River Port Pilots Association, Incorporated.

E. John Litchfield, Esq. , Berrigan Litchfield, Metairie, LA, for Amicus Curiae New Orleans and Baton Rouge Steamship Pilots' Association.

Michael R. Delesdernier, Esq. , Metairie, LA, for Amicus Curiae Board of River Port Pilots Commissioners for the Port of New Orleans.

Before King, Jones, and Duncan, Circuit Judges.

This action arises from a collision between the M/V STRANDJA and the M/V KIEFFER E. BAILEY on the Mississippi River. A jury found that the owner of the KIEFFER E. BAILEY was not negligent with respect to the collision and awarded that vessel's owner $114,000 damages after finding that the STRANDJA's owner and

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