Friday, June 22, 2012
Blog

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 likely the result of a discharge of oily bilge...

June 22, 2012
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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Maritime News

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 latest in a crackdown...

December 7, 2011
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Thursday, August 18, 2011
USCG

Puerto Rican shipping company fined in pollution cover-up case

Puerto Rican-based Epps Shipping Company was sentenced today in federal court to pay a $700,000 fine for violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships and making false statements...

August 18, 2011
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Thursday, June 9, 2011
Uncategorized

Greek ship operator pleads guilty in Texas spill case

Company Has Agreed to Pay $900,000 Monetary Penalty (WASHINGTON) — A ship management company headquartered in Greece that operated a 29,414 – ton cargo ship that made calls in multiple...

June 9, 2011
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Saturday, October 6, 2007
Uncategorized

Nautical Institute on MARPOL Prevention

We rarely reproduce press releases… but it’s Sunday and not your usual release. Seaways, the Nautical Institute’s monthly magazine, has a story this month on ideas to prevent oil discharges...

October 6, 2007
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