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Sunday, March 26, 2023

Aging Shadow Fleet Carrying Russian Oil Poses Disaster Risk

By Asad Zulfiqar Mar 26, 2023(Bloomberg) –The oil tanker Turba normally should have been melted down by now.  The 26-year-old vessel hasn’t

March 26, 2023
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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
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Insurer Must Pay Spanish Claim in Prestige Oil Spill, EU Court Says

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, June 20 (Reuters) – Spain on Monday won backing from Europe’s top court in its mutli-million euros damage claim

June 21, 2022
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
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Spain’s Supreme Court Upholds 1.6 Billion Euro Prestige Oil Spill Ruling

Spain’s Supreme Court upheld Thursday a lower court’s ruling that Spain is to be paid 1.6 billion euros in damages over the 2002 Prestige oil

December 20, 2018
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
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Insurer Ordered to Pay $1 Billion Over 2002 Prestige Oil Spill

A Spanish court has ordered a British P&I insurer to pay a whopping $1 billion fine over the 2002 Prestige oil spill.  The single-hulled oil tanker

November 16, 2017
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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Any Port in a Storm?

By Captain George Livingstone One of the great ‘maritime’ authors of the 20th century is Jan de Hartog, born in Holland, his seagoing career spanned the

June 23, 2016
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Thursday, January 28, 2016
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Maritime News

ITF: Spain ‘Deflects Blame’ with Decision to Sentence Prestige Tanker Captain

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has issued a strongly worded statement against Spain’s decision to sentence the former

January 28, 2016
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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Captain of Sunken Prestige Oil Tanker Sentenced to Prison Over 2002 Wreck

MADRID, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced the captain of the Prestige oil tanker, which sank off Spain’s northwestern coast

January 26, 2016
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Spain to Appeal Prestige Oil Spill Ruling

The Spanish government on Monday announced its plans to appeal part of a recent court ruling that cleared all three defendants, including the Captain and Chief

November 20, 2013
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
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Prestige Insurer “Surprised and Disappointed” by Verdicts

The insurer of the Prestige oil tanker says it is "extremely surprised and disappointed" that the charge against the Captain for disobeying government

November 13, 2013
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Spanish Court Clears Captain, Merchant Navy In Prestige Oil Spill

A Spanish court on Wednesday found the crew and the government not guilty of criminal responsibility in the 2002 sinking of the Prestige oil tanker, Spain's

November 13, 2013
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Friday, July 12, 2013

Prestige Oil Spill Trial Wraps Up in Spain

Hearings in the trial over the 2002 Prestige oil spill, one of Europe's worst oil spills, wrapped up in Spain this week after eight months of

July 12, 2013
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