BRIGHT SHIPPING LTD v CHANGHONG GROUP (HK) LTD (THE “CF CRYSTAL” AND THE “SANCHI”)
 Lloyd's Rep. Plus 41
HIGH COURT OF THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE
Before Mr Justice Anthony Chan
Conflict of laws – Forum non conveniens – Collision at sea within exclusive economic zone of the PRC – Plaintiff bringing proceedings against defendant in Shanghai Maritime Court and also in Hong Kong – Defendant applying for stay of Hong Kong proceedings on grounds of forum non conveniens and lis alibi pendens – Whether Hong Kong proceedings should be stayed in favour of Shanghai Maritime Court.