Ergon-St. James, Incorporated, et al v. Privocean, No. 15-30799 (5th Cir. 2016)

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Case: 15-30799 Document: 00513548830 Page: 1 Date Filed: 06/15/2016 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit No. 15-30799 ERGON -ST. JAMES, INCORPORATED, FILED June 15, 2016 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk Plaintiff v. PRIVOCEAN M/V, her engines, tackle, apparel, furniture, etc., in rem, Defendant ------------------------------------------------------------------------BRAVO SHIPPING LIMITED, Plaintiff - Appellee - Cross Appellant v. PRIVOCEAN SHIPPING LIMITED, Defendant - Appellant - Cross Appellee __________________________________________ In re: In the Matter of the Complaint of PRIVOCEAN SHIPPING LIMITED, as Owner of the M/V Privocean, Petitioning for Exoneration From or Limitation of Liability; BARIBA CORPORATION, as Managing Owner of the M/V Privocean, Petitioning For Exoneration From or Limitation of Liability, Case: 15-30799 Document: 00513548830 Page: 2 Date Filed: 06/15/2016 No. 15-30799 PRIVOCEAN SHIPPING LIMITED; BARIBA CORPORATION, Petitioners - Appellants- Cross Appellees v. CRESCENT TOWING & SALVAGE COMPANY, INCORPORATED, Claimant - Appellee- Cross Appellant Appeals from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana USDC No. 2:15-CV-1121 USDC No. 2:15-CV-1206 USDC No. 2:15-CV-1137 Before DAVIS, JONES, and GRAVES, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM:* Privocean Shipping Ltd. and Bariba Corp., owners of the motor vessel Privocean, appeal from an interlocutory order increasing the limitation fund in this maritime case from $19,000,000 to $23,308,000. Crescent Towing & Salvage, Inc., has filed a cross-appeal. After consideration of the briefs, record, applicable law and oral arguments in this matter, the order of the district court is AFFIRMED. Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR. R. 47.5.4. * 2