Friday, October 18, 2019
Nederland Reefer
Maritime News

Liberian Shipping Companies to Pay $1.8 Million for Environmental Crimes in U.S.

Two Liberia-based shipping companies pled guilty today in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware, to failing to notify the U.S. Coast Guard of a hazardous condition on one if its vessels,...

October 18, 2019
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
cargo ship
Maritime News

New U.S. Justice Dept. Policy May Affect Community Service Payments in MARPOL Plea Agreements

By H. Allen Black – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a new policy that may curtail the long-standing practice of requiring vessel owners and operators facing charges under...

June 14, 2017
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Charges Liberian Ship Management Company, Shipowner, and Three Engineering Officers with Environmental Crimes

A federal grand jury in Charleston, South Carolina has returned an indictment charging Aegean Shipping Management S.A. and Aegeansun Gamma Inc. with obstruction of an agency proceeding, conspiracy and failing...

July 19, 2016
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Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Maritime News

Shipping Company to Pay $1 Million Over Illegal Dumping in Great Lakes

A German shipping company has plead guilty and will pay $1 million for covering up illegal dumping of oily waste water from one of its vessels into the Great Lakes....

July 6, 2016
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