Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Maritime News

USAID Contractors Agree to $1 Million Settlement Related to Delivery of Humanitarian Food Aid

The U.S. Justice Department announced Monday that Jacintoport International LLC and Seaboard Marine Ltd. have agreed to pay $1.075 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that the companies violated the...

August 2, 2016
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Sunday, July 26, 2015
Carnival cruise ship
Maritime News

Carnival Corp. in Landmark Disabilities Settlement With U.S. Justice Dept.

  The U.S. Justice Department and Carnival Corp. have announced a comprehensive, landmark settlement agreement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to advance equal access for individuals with disabilities...

July 26, 2015
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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Louisiana Towboat Owner Faces Five Years in Prison for Illegal Campaign Contributions

The president of a Louisiana towing company is facing up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to using his personal and business accounts to fund Senate campaign contribution checks.

June 11, 2013
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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Crowley to Pay $17 Million For Role In Price Fixing Conspiracy

Crowley Liner Services (CLSI) on Monday was slapped with a $17 million fine after pleading guilty to felony price fixing charges relating to its freight transportation business between the U.S....

August 2, 2012
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Miami Ship Surveyor Could See 15 Years for Lying to Coast Guard, Falsely Certifying Ship

A Miami-based ship surveyor faces up to 15 years in prison after a federal jury in Miami has convicted him of lying to the Coast Guard and for falsely certifying...

May 29, 2012
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Tuesday, March 27, 2012
M/V Agios Emilanos. Photo: Paul Sullivan via ShipSpotting.com

Greek Operator Sentenced to Pay $2 Million for Oil Pollution Cover-Up and Obstruction of Justice

Greek shipowner Ilios Shipping Company S.A. was sentenced today in federal court in New Orleans to pay a fine of $2 million for intentionally trying to cover-up oil pollution from...

March 27, 2012
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Italian Shipowner and Chief Engineer Charged in “Magic Pipe” Case

Italian-based shipping company Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company S.P.A., owner and operator of the M/V Bottiglieri Challenger, and Vito La Forgia, the vessel’s chief engineer, have been charged in a four-count...

March 6, 2012
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Monday, January 30, 2012

Horizon Lines Fined $1.5 Million in Environmental Record-Keeping Incident

Horizon Lines has announced that the company has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve previously announced oily water separator violations in the US-Hawaii service....

January 30, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Maersk Settles False Claims Case with U.S. DoD

Maersk Line Limited has agreed to pay the U.S. government $31.9 million to settle allegations that Maersk “knowingly overcharged” the U.S. Department of Defense for transporting cargo via shipping containers...

January 5, 2012
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Florida-Based Sea Star Line Pleads Guilty in Price Fixing Conspiracy

Florida-based Sea Star Line LLC agreed this week to enter a guilty plea with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and pay a $14.2 million fine for its...

November 23, 2011
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Thursday, March 20, 2008
Oil Spill

Sailor, Mariners, seafarers and to whom it may concern. Cosco Busan Pilot Charged

Sailor, Mariners, seafarers and to whom it may concern by Captain John Denham The Department of Justice has submitted “information relative to a criminal action ” in U.S. District Court...

March 20, 2008
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Saturday, September 15, 2007

Merchant Mariner Tax Deduction “Kapp-sized” By IRS

I was recently reading Robert Greene’s; The 48 Laws of Power and took a few tips from it but more often than not I break them. Today’s infraction is listed...

September 15, 2007
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