MST charged with Oil Record Book violations

AUGUST 23, 2017 — A federal grand jury in Portland, Maine, returned a nine-count indictment yesterday charging the manager and owner of a 2016-built Liberian flagged bulker with offenses related to the vessel’s Oil

Fine, probation in Alaska pollution case

MARCH 22, 2017 — A federal court in Alaska has sentenced East West Seafoods LLC, a State of Washington company that owns the 472 ft seafood processing vessel F/V Pacific Producer, to

Guilty plea in fishing vessel pollution case

MARCH 20, 2017 — Randall Fox, a captain of the fishing vessel Native Sun, and son of its owner, Bingham Fox, pleaded guilty March 16 in federal court in Seattle, Washington, for

Jury finds two Aegean engineers guilty in magic pipe case

FEBRUARY 23, 2017 — A federal jury in Charleston, South Carolina, late yesterday convicted two chief engineers of the vessel, T/V Green Sky, of falsifying documents in order to conceal illegal discharges

Two companies to pay $2.7 million in magic pipe case

JANUARY 12, 2017 —The Department of Justice reports that two Greek shipping companies — Oceanfleet Shipping Limited and Oceanic Illsabe Limited — were sentenced yesterday to pay corporate penalties totaling $2.7 million

“Magic pipe” pair get prison sentences in pollution case

DECEMBER 7, 2016 — The Department of Justice reports that Cassius Samson, 52, and Rustico Ignacio, 66, both of the Philippines, were sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Malcolm Howard for the

Pollution: Princess Cruises to pay record criminal penalty

DECEMBER 1, 2016 —The Department of Justice reports that Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. has agreed to plead guilty to seven felony charges stemming from its deliberate pollution of the seas and intentional

Prison for D’Amico chief engineer in pollution case

NOVEMBER 22, 2016 — A senior engineering officer employed by Italian shipping company D’Amico was yesterday sentenced today to eight months in prison for deliberately concealing a vessel’s discharge of oily waste

Angelakos fined $1.3 million in Gallia Graeca case

OCTOBER 21, 2016 — U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour today sentenced the operator and the owner of the 74,133 Cyprus-flagged bulker Gallia Graeca to a $1.3 million fine for the dumping

Two companies, two engineers convicted in magic pipe case

SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 — A federal jury in Greenville, North Carolina, has convicted Oceanic Illsabe Limited, Oceanfleet Shipping Limited and two of their employees of violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from