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Flashback in maritime history - Ocean disasters

  (www.MaritimeCyprus.com) At the time, Exxon Valdez was the worst disaster of its kind in US history. But today, the spill barely cracks the list...

Flashback in maritime history – EXXON VALDEZ oil spill 24 March 1989 (video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 24 March 1989, the single-hull tanker EXXON VALDEZ was departing the Port of Valdez, Alaska with a full load of North Slope...

Flashback in maritime history – Supertanker TORREY CANYON grounding and oil spill 18 Mar 1967

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On the world stage, the grounding of the supertanker TORREY CANYON on Pollard’s Rock in the Seven Stones reef between Cornwall and the Scilly...

Flashback in maritime history – Sea Empress grounding and oil spill 15-21 February 1996

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 15 February 1996, the tanker Sea Empress grounded while entering the port of Milford Haven, spilling approximately 2,500 tons of its cargo of crude...

Flashback in maritime history - RENA oil spill 5th October 2011 (video)

      (www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On October 5, 2011, an oil spill began off the coast of New Zealand that would become what many describe as the country's worst...

Tanker “ATHOS I” oil spill (26 Nov. 2004) damages and claims – interesting court update 29 March 2018.

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled on the claims of various parties concerning financial responsibility of the spill of...

Princess Cruises final act on the $40 mil fine for illegal dumping of Oil at sea

Princess Cruise Lines Ltd was sentenced to pay a $40 million penalty – the largest-ever for crimes involving deliberate vessel pollution – related to...

USA Fines Oceanfleet $2.7 million for ocean pollution case

Greek shipping companies Oceanic Illsabe Limited and Oceanfleet Shipping Limited were sentenced to pay a fine of USD 2.7 million after being convicted of obstructing...

Princess Cruises Hit With Largest Ever Criminal Penalty For 'Deliberate Pollution'

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Princess Cruise Lines will pay a $40 million fine for "deliberate pollution of the seas and intentional acts to cover it up," according...

Tuna Vessel Operator Convicted for Oil Discharges Off American Samoa

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) An American tuna fishing company that regularly unloaded its catch in American Samoa, was convicted and sentenced today for discharging oil into the...
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