Greek shipping company pleads guilty in Long Beach port oil leak

Greek shipping company Danaos Shipping Co., Ltd., has pleaded guilty to discharging oil in the Port of Long Beach from one of its ships and to obstructing a federal investigation into the leak, prosecutors said.

A company representative entered the pleas Monday to a felony charge of obstruction of a Coast Guard investigation and a misdemeanor count of negligently discharging oil, the U.S. Attorney’s office said.