Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 11 July 2018

Zurich Insurance plc and Metso Minerals Oy v Abnormal Load Services (International) Ltd

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Korkein oikeus

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Cooperation in civil and commercial matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Jurisdiction — Second indent of Article 5(1)(b) — Jurisdiction of the courts for the place of performance of the obligation — Place of provision of services — Contract for the carriage of goods between two Member States — Route consisting of several stages and involving a number of means of transport

Case C-88/17


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
24/08/2018 Zurich Insurance and Metso Minerals
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2018:558
11/07/2018 Zurich Insurance and Metso Minerals
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2018:558
11/07/2018 Zurich Insurance and Metso Minerals
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2018:224
10/04/2018 Zurich Insurance and Metso Minerals
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
24/03/2017 Zurich Insurance and Metso Minerals
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.02 Judicial cooperation in civil matters
      4.06.02.01 Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments – Civil and commercial matters
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.02 Judicial cooperation in civil matters
      4.06.02.01 Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments – Civil and commercial matters


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1 : paragraphs 4, 11
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LBT2 : paragraphs 1, 12 - 15, 19, 23, 25
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C11 : paragraph 3
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C12 : paragraph 3
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 : paragraph 12
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 -N40 : paragraph 17
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 -N41 : paragraph 17
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 -N43 : paragraph 18
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 -N47 : paragraph 18
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -19/09 -N33 : paragraph 16
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -157/13 -N41 : paragraph 24
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -88/17 : paragraph 20

Operative part

  • Interprets : Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LB

Opinion

  • Regulation 44/2001 : points 19, 26, 33
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P1 : point 27
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05 : point 6
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1 : points 13, 43
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LA : point 30
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LB : points 1, 3, 5, 22, 24, 27, 29, 30, 61, 63
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LBT1 : point 31
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LBT2 : points 15, 34, 41, 45, 60, 64
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A60P1 : point 27
  • Regulation 261/2004 : points 35, 41
  • Regulation 593/2008 : point 19
  • Regulation 1215/2012 : point 1
  • Brussels Convention 1968 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -21/76 -N24 : point 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -21/76 -N25 : point 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/97 -N26 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/97 -N28 : point 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/97 -N35 : point 19
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -386/05 : point 20
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -386/05 -N42 : point 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 : points 4, 35
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 -N40 : points 36, 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 -N42 : point 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 -N44 : point 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 -N45 : point 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -533/08 -N36 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -19/09 -N38 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -19/09 -N42 : point 19
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -157/13 : point 20
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -157/13 -N36 : point 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -157/13 -N41 : point 43
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -274/16 -N81 : point 61
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -274/16 : points 4, 39
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -274/16 -N56 : point 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -274/16 -N69 : point 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -274/16 -N73 : point 62
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -274/16 -N74 : point 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -274/16 -N75 : point 43


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 17/02/2017

Date of the Opinion

  • 10/04/2018

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

11/07/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 319 from 10.09.2018, p.8

Application: OJ C 112 from 10.04.2017, p.30

Name of the parties

Zurich Insurance and Metso Minerals

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Idot, Laurence: La Cour étend la jurisprudence Rehder au contrat de transport de marchandises., Europe 2018 Octobre Comm. nº 10 p.63 (FR)
  2. Hartenstein, Olaf: Zur Bestimmung des Gerichtsstands des Erfüllungsorts in der EuGVVO – Anmerkung zum Urteil des EuGH vom 11.7.2018 (Rs C-88/17), Transportrecht 2018 p.440-442 (DE)
  3. Stevens, Frank: Noot: Plaats van uitvoering van een goederenvervoerovereenkomst, Tijdschrft voor Internationale Handel en Transportrecht 2018 n°3 p.439-442 (NL)
  4. Redactionele, Redactionele: EEX-Verordening. Rechterlijke bevoegdheid. Alternatieve bevoegdheid ten aanzien van verbintenissen uit overeenkomst; overeenkomst voor goederenvervoer tussen twee lidstaten, waarbij traject uit meerdere deeltrajecten bestaat en waarbij van verschillende vervoermiddelen wordt gebruikgemaakt; plaats van verstrekking van de diensten als bedoeld in art.5, punt 1, onder b), tweede streepje., Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2018 nº 45 p.6424-6425 (NL)
  5. Schlosser, Peter: Internationale Zuständigkeit bei grenzüberschreitenden Transporten mit mehreren Verkehrsmitteln aufgrund eines einzigen Auftrags, Praxis des internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts 2019 p.23-24 (DE)
  6. Laimer, Simon ; Perathoner, Christoph: Jurisdiction Based on Place of Performance in the Case of a Multimodal Transport, The European Legal Forum 2019 N°2 p.39-42 (EN)
  7. Marta, Susanna: Competenza giurisdizionale e contratto di trasporto, Giurisprudenza italiana 2019 p.324-326 (IT)
  8. Lopez De Gonzalo, Marco: Quali (e quanti) fori per le controversie in materia di trasporto?, Diritto del commercio internazionale 2019 p.161-170 (IT)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Korkein oikeus - Finland

Subject-matter

  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • - Judicial cooperation in civil matters

Provisions of national law referred to

Information not available

Provisions of international law referred to

Convention de Genève relative au contrat de transport international de marchandises par route (CMR) (19/05/1956), articles 1, paragraphe 1, 2, paragraphe 1 et 31, paragraphe 1

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

troisième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Safjan

Advocate General

Tanchev

Language(s) of the Case

  • Finnish

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English