Princess Cruise Lines fined $40m for waste dumping after UK tip-off

Princess Cruise Lines fined $40m for waste dumping after UK tip-off
 

A US cruise liner is to pay a record fine of $40m (£31m) for dumping oil-contaminated waste, the US Department of Justice has said.
The investigation into Princess Cruise Lines followed a tip-off that the company had illegally discharged oily waste off the coast of England in 2013.
The department said the firm had also tried to cover up its waste dumping.
It has agreed to plead guilty to seven charges related to stops at ports in nine US states and two territories.
The charges relate to the Caribbean Princess cruise ship, which the department said had been making illegal discharges since... read more

 
1 December 2016 in Regional, Views: 45
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