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Mitsui OSK Lines pays US$253K for violating anti-pollution laws

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) California fines air polluter Mitsui OSK Lines for violating the Ocean-Going Vessel At-Berth Regulation. Details Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has paid $253,300 in penalties to the...

California updated vessel air emission regulation Aug 2020

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has issued revised At-Berth Emission Reduction Regulations to expand the categories of vessels required to comply with...

USA: Singaporean Company Convicted for Concealing Illegal Discharges of Oily Water to the sea

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Unix Line PTE Ltd., a Singapore-based shipping company, pleaded guilty in federal court to a violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from...

USA: Satellites helped save a record 421 lives in 2019

(www.Maritimecyprus.com) The USA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting and geostationary satellites are part of the global Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking...

USA: Shipmanager Fined US$ 1.75 Million for pollution violations in Hawaii

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Singapore based Shipmanagement Company, pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of maintaining false and incomplete records relating to the discharge of...

Updates and Reminders on the Use of Exhaust Gas Scrubbers in US Waters (IMO 2020 sulphur cap)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The USCG issued an update to their policy letter, CVC Policy Letter 12-04, to remove a request for correspondence from Flag administrations on...

Sanctions violations: US charges Turkey’s state-run bank.

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) State-owned Turkish bank Halkbank has been criminally charged in an indictment for involvement in a multibillion-dollar scheme to evade U.S. sanctions...

USA: Ship Owner, Operator Fined US$ 1.8 Million for pollution violations

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Two shipping companies incorporated in Liberia pled guilty in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware, to failing to notify the U.S. Coast Guard of...

Sanctions - A guide for Owners and Charterers

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Sanctions are increasingly being used by the United States and the European Union, and other bodies and countries, as a tool...

Carnival Corporation agrees to pay $20 million Probation settlement over pollution violations

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Carnival Corp. reached a settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pay a $20 million penalty because...
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