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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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Cleopatra Shipping Agency Pleads Guilty in ‘Magic Pipe’ Case

VESSEL COMPANY ADMITS POLLUTION BATON ROUGE, LA (September 12, 2012) – United States Attorney Donald J. Cazayoux, Jr., announced that, yesterday, CLEOPATRA

September 12, 2012
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
Abracadabra! Italian Shipowner, Chief Engineer Pull Jail Time and Fine From “Magic Pipe”
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Abracadabra! Italian Shipowner, Chief Engineer Pull Jail Time and Fine From “Magic Pipe”

A federal court in Mobile, AL on Wednesday handed down a stiff fine and jail time to an Italian-based shipping company and one of it’s Chief Engineers

August 16, 2012
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Friday, June 22, 2012
Bilge Dump CSI: AIS Helps ID Vessel Responsible for Oil Slick Off Angola
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Bilge Dump CSI: AIS Helps ID Vessel Responsible for Oil Slick Off Angola

On April 6th, satellite-image-monitoring-environmental group SkyTruth identified a 92-mile slick off Congo and Angola captured in the above photo that was

June 22, 2012
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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
US Judge Awards MARPOL Whistleblower $462,500
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US Judge Awards MARPOL Whistleblower $462,500

A federal judge in the United States has awarded Salvador Lopez, a former 3rd Engineer from the MV AQUAROSA, $462,500.  The court’s order is provided

April 17, 2012
Total Views: 16

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

March 27, 2012
Total Views: 179

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Italian Shipowner and Chief Engineer Charged in “Magic Pipe” Case
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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

March 6, 2012
Total Views: 27

Thursday, January 26, 2012
MV Aquarosa
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Whistle-Blowing Seafarer Stands to Earn 6-Figure Reward, $1.2M Fine Assessed to Shipowners

Shipping Companies Plead Guilty to Charges of Obstruction of Justice and Environmental Crimes WASHINGTON – Two corporations pleaded guilty yesterday in

January 26, 2012
Total Views: 128

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
U.S. Charges New Zealand Fishing Company Alleging Environmental Crimes and Obstruction of Justice
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U.S. Charges New Zealand Fishing Company Alleging Environmental Crimes and Obstruction of Justice

A New Zealand fishing company has been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice for violating environmental laws and obstruction of justice.  The case is the

December 7, 2011
Total Views: 14

Monday, June 20, 2011
Chief engineer sentenced to prison for ‘Magic Pipe’ pollution case
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Chief engineer sentenced to prison for ‘Magic Pipe’ pollution case

BALTIMORE – Dimitrios Grifakis, 57, of Kallithea, Greece, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis to six months in prison,

June 20, 2011
Total Views: 61

Thursday, October 18, 2007
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Chief Engineer Convicted in Pollution Case

In the latest criminal proceedings related to Marine Pollution and the use of “Magic Pipes” the Chief Engineer aboard an American-flagged

October 18, 2007
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