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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Greek Shipping Company Fined $2 Million for Illegal Discharges Caught on Camera

Greek shipping company Navimax Corporation has been sentenced to pay a $2,000,000 fine by a federal district court in the United States for violating the Act

December 13, 2018
Total Views: 282

Monday, November 5, 2018
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Maritime News

Repeat Offender MST to Pay $3.2. Million Criminal Fine in U.S. ‘Magic Pipe’ Pollution Case

German shipping company MST Mineralien Schiffahrt (MST) will pay a $3.2 million fine after pleading guilty to obstructing justice and falsifying oil record

November 5, 2018
Total Views: 78

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Singapore Shipping Company Sentenced Pay $1 Million Fine for Illegal Dumping in Hawaii

A Singaporean shipping company has been sentenced to pay a fine of $1 million and serve two years of probation for failing to maintain an accurate oil record

July 17, 2018
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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Japanese Shipping Company Fined $1 Million for ‘Magic Pipe’ on Bulk Carrier

A Japanese shipping company that delivered steel products to the Wilmington, North Carolina has been convicted and sentenced for obstruction of justice and

May 16, 2018
Total Views: 72

Friday, April 6, 2018
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Father-Son Polluters: Former Fishing Boat Captain Found Guilty of Oily Waste Dumping in Washington

A former fishing vessel captain is facing up to six years in prison and large fine after a jury found him guilty of discharging oily waste directly into

April 6, 2018
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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Maritime News

Tanker Operator Blames Captain for Dumping Crimes

The operator of a tanker busted for illegally dumping oily water and garbage waste at sea says the Master of the tanker “acted unilaterally” and

February 28, 2018
Total Views: 269

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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Tanker Operator, Master Plead Guilty to Oil and Garbage Dumping Crimes in U.S.

An Athens-based tanker operator has been fined $2.25 million in the United States after pleading guilty to environmental crimes relating to the discharge of

February 27, 2018
Total Views: 58

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Two Shipping Companies to Pay $1.9 Million Fine Over Illegal Dumping, Cover-Up

Two international shipping companies have pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court in Beaumont, Texas to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS)

June 21, 2017
Total Views: 175

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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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

June 14, 2017
Total Views: 74

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Whistleblower in Record ‘Magic Pipe’ Pollution Case Gets $1 Million Payout

A U.S. District Judge in Miami on Wednesday sentenced Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. (Princess) to pay a $40 million penalty – the largest-ever for crimes

April 20, 2017
Total Views: 674

Friday, February 24, 2017

Chief Engineers Convicted in ‘Magic Pipe’ Pollution Case

A federal jury in Charleston, South Carolina convicted two chief engineers of the vessel, TV Green Sky, on pollution charges related to use of a ‘magic

February 24, 2017
Total Views: 197

Friday, January 13, 2017
Maritime News

Greek Shipping Companies to Pay $2.7 Million in “Magic Pipe” Pollution Case

Two Greek shipping companies have been sentenced to pay corporate penalties totaling $2.7 million in yet another “magic pipe” pollution case in the

January 13, 2017
Total Views: 90

Thursday, December 8, 2016

High-Ranking Ship Engineers Sentenced to Prison in ‘Magic Pipe’ Cover Up Case

Two high-ranking ship engineers were sentenced to prison Thursday after being convicted using a so-called “magic pipe” to illegally dump oil sludge

December 8, 2016
Total Views: 129

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Carnival’s Princess Cruises to Pay Record $40 Million Over Illegal Dumping, Cover Up

Carnival Corporation’s Princess Cruise Lines has agreed to plead guilty to seven felony charges stemming from illegal oil dumping at sea and intentional

December 1, 2016
Total Views: 101

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Maritime News

German Shipping Companies Plead Guilty in ‘Magic Pipe’ Pollution Case

Two German shipping companies are the latest to plead guilty in U.S. federal court to environmental crimes related to the use of a so-called ‘magic

October 26, 2016
Total Views: 12

Monday, October 24, 2016
Maritime News

Greek Shipping Companies to Pay $1.5 Million in Pollution Case

Ship Discharged Oily Waste on Voyage from China to Seattle; False Log Books given to Coast Guard Inspectors A district judge in Seattle, Washington has

October 24, 2016
Total Views: 70

Monday, September 5, 2016
Maritime News

Two Greek Shipping Companies, Engineers Convicted in ‘Magic Pipe’ Pollution Case

A federal jury in Greenville, North Carolina, has convicted Oceanic Illsabe Limited, Oceanfleet Shipping Limited and two of their employees of violating the

September 5, 2016
Total Views: 36

Monday, April 11, 2016
Maritime News

DSD Shipping Sentenced to Pay $2.5 Million Over Illegal Discharges

Norwegian shipping company DSD Shipping has been sentenced to pay a total penalty of $2.5 million as a result of its convictions in Mobile, Alabama, for

April 11, 2016
Total Views: 92

Friday, March 18, 2016
Maritime News

Two More Shipping Companies Busted for Using Magic Pipe

Two German shipping companies have pleaded guilty to environmental crimes related to the use of a so-called “magic pipe” to bypass one of its

March 18, 2016
Total Views: 66

Friday, March 11, 2016
Maritime News

Shipping Companies, Engineers Charged with Environmental Crimes in Seattle

A grand jury in Seattle has indicted two shipping companies and two engineers for crimes related to the illegal discharge of oily wastewater from the

March 11, 2016
Total Views: 10