Friday, 01 November 2019 11:28

US charges foreign shipping companies, engineer over illegal dumping

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The US Justice Department has charged two foreign shipping companies and a first assistant engineer related to the alleged illegal dumping oily bilge water from a tanker near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. The FGL Moon Marshall Limited, the Unix Line, and engineer Gilbert Dela Cruz are being charged with failing to maintain an Oil Record Book and with obstruction of justice. If convicted, Dela Cruz could face up to thirty-one years in prison and fines up to $750,000. FGL Moon and Unix Line are facing criminal fines up to $1.5 million each.



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