On July 16, 2015, an objection to the motion for authority to assume and/or assign agreements was filed in the bankruptcy case of ESCO Marine, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 315 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Objection Joinder in the Objections of the United States of America’s (Docket No. 301) and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company’s (Docket No. 305) Objections to Assumption and Assignment of Performance and Payment Bonds and Notice of Cure Amounts, and Notice of Claim Performance and Payment Bonds Relating to USS Yellowstone, Shenandoah, and Saratoga . Filed by Signet Maritime Corporation (Kitchens, Wayne)
ESCO Marine, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 7, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-20107. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Richard Schmidt. The law firm of Langley Banack Inc. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to ESCO Marine, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.