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Thursday, September 1, 2022

Russian Chief Engineer Sentenced to Prison for Dumping Oily Bilge Water and Cover-Up

The Chief Engineer of a foreign flagged bulk carrier has been sentenced to a year plus one day in prison for deliberately discharging oil-contaminated bilge

September 1, 2022
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Friday, August 12, 2022

Bulk Carrier Operator, Chief Engineer Caught Dumping Oily Bilge Water at Sea

Despite several successful cases brought by the United States against vessel operators and crew, oily bilge water continues to be illegally dumped at sea. In

August 12, 2022
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Friday, April 22, 2022

Illegal Bilge Dumping at Sea Remains All Too Common in Shipping, Investigation Reveals

The illegal dumping of oily wastewater into the ocean from ships is likely much more widespread than previously known and largely goes unpunished, according to

April 22, 2022
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Friday, September 24, 2021

Cyprus-Based Shipping Company Fined $2 Million in U.S. for Concealing Illegal Discharges

Cyprus-based shipping company Diana Wilhelmsen Management Limited was sentenced this week in U.S. federal court to a $2 million fine for concealing illegal

September 24, 2021
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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Spain Detains Tanker for Dumping Oil Off Canary Islands

MADRID, June 17 (Reuters) – Spain has detained a tanker ship for illegally dumping fuel in waters off the Canary Islands and creating a 55-square km (21

June 17, 2021
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Thursday, April 22, 2021
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Jury Finds Former Tanker Engineer Guilty in Scheme To Dump Oily Bilge In International Waters

A federal jury in the Northern District of California has convicted a former engineer of aiding and abetting an environmental crime and obstruction of justice

April 22, 2021
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Friday, April 16, 2021

Canada-Based Algoma Fined $500,000 for Dumping Wastewater Into Lake Ontario

Ontario, Canada-based Algoma Central Corporation has been fined $500,000 after pleading guilty to dumping wastewater into Lake Ontario, the U.S. Justice

April 16, 2021
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Friday, March 5, 2021

Bulk Carrier Busted for Dumping Garbage at Great Barrier Reef

Australia has fined the chief officer and operator of a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier for dumping garbage into the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. An

March 5, 2021
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