Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack
The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...
The owners and operators of the Cosco Busan, Fleet Management Ltd. and Regal Stone Ltd., have agreed to pay San Francisco’s local commercial fishermen approximately $3.65 million in damages as a result of the 2007 oil spill. The money will be will be spread across 120 people in seven different fisheries.
In August 2009, Fleet Management agreed to pay a $10 million criminal penalty after pleading guilty to federal charges of water pollution and falsifying documents.
More on this story at the San Francisco Chronicle
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