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  • 21 October 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    Bottles stranded on a remote South Atlantic Ocean island mostly originate from Asia.

  • 12 January 2015

    Half-way into this decade and the downward trend in oil spills from tankers is sustained reaching a five-year low, according to the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation Limited (ITOPF). For the last two and a half decades the average number of incidents involving oil spills from tankers has progressively halved, with the current figures showing […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Australia increased fines for those polluting the country’s water, according to West of England P&I.

  • 6 June 2016

    Ten ships out of over 100 checked have been found to be in breach of new regulations on ship pollution introduced in Shanghai as of April 1st, the Shanghai Daily reports citing the Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration officials. At the end of last year, China said that eleven key ports will be allowed to impose requirements for fuel burned […]

  • 6 February 2007

    Water from beaches in Devon and Dorset near the stricken container ship MSC Napoli is clear of pollution signs, the Environment Agency says. Beaches between Portland and Brixham have been monitored since the 62,000-tonne vessel was deliberately grounded off Sidmouth on 20 January.

  • 17 December 2015

    One of Israel’s main cargo ports, the port of Ashdod, is about to be sanctioned financially in the amount of NIS 2.7 million (USD 693.6 thousand) for polluting the Mediterranean Sea, according to the country’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP). The sanctioning has been imposed as it has been determined that the port’s staff has unloaded ships improperly […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environmental experts are ringing the alarm bell and calling upon European policy makers to urgently adopt policies that effectively target the environmental performance of shipping. From emissions in ports to scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies pollute and put people’s health and lives at risk, NGO Shipbreaking Platform said in light of the […]

  • 19 February 2016

    A Filipino citizen and the captain of the Liberia-flagged tanker T/V Green Sky, Genaro Anciano, 52, pleaded guilty Thursday to one felony count in federal court in Charleston, South Carolina, for obstructing a U.S. Coast Guard investigation into pollution crimes aboard the vessel. The charge stems from a Coast Guard investigation in late August 2015 into […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. court convicted Evridiki Navigation, Liquimar Tankers Management Services Inc for pollution crimes.

  • 9 June 2015

    China has launched a public consultation process regarding legislation on pollution from the shipping sector as it faces growing pressure to resolve this burning issue. China’s Ministry of Environment Protection issued a call for public feedback on Monday for what is yet to become the country’s first regulation specifically targeting emissions from the shipping sector, Xinhua […]

  • 2 May 2006

    One of the world’s most elegant cruise ships, the Queen Elizabeth 2, is being investigated for polluting the waters off Cape Breton. Transport Canada confirmed yesterday that the ship issued a pollution report to the Canadian Coast Guard on Sept. 9, 2005, the day after it dumped 3,000 litres of what the crew described as […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    There were no reports of injuries or pollution following the incident.

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The operator of a UK registered container ship has been ordered to pay £17,311.01 for breaching oil pollution legislation. The Ever Sigma – operated by Evergreen Marine – was en route from Greece to the Netherlands when 700 litres of heavy fuel oil went overboard. The incident occurred when the chief engineer decided to carry […]

  • 17 January 2019

    Vessel pollution fines in Turkish waters have significantly increased.

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The China Navigation Co. Pte., deep-sea ship owning and operating arm of the Swire group, has been fined USD 129,500 by the California Air Resources Board for failure to switch its engines over from heavy diesel “bunker” fuel to cleaner, low-sulfur fuel when close to the California coast.  Namely, on December 28, 2012, an ARB inspector […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Ship fuel oil reporting requirements and amendments to MARPOL enter into force.

  • 17 December 2019

    The fire was extinguished overnight, no pollution or injuries reported.

  • 21 October 2019

    The shorelines of Brazil’s North-Eastern region have been polluted since early September.

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    P&O cruise vessel has spilled waste water in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, AMSA confirmed.

  • 13 February 2018

    Water polluted by Sanchi oil tanker may reach coral reefs in Japan’s Ryukyu Island chain.

  • 14 February 2008

    Diesel pollution spewed from the world’s largest ships is increasing in U.S. ports and coastal areas even as regulators rein in car and truck emissions. Some members of Congress and local regulators are demanding that the Bush administration quickly curtail the ship pollutants to protect health instead of waiting for other countries to agree to […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Carbofin S.PA., an Italian owner and operator of a fleet of commercial liquefied gas vessels, pleaded guilty to falsifying ships’ documents to hide multiple illegal discharges of oil contaminated waste into the ocean, announced the U.S. Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division. Carbofin S.PA. (Carbofin) agreed to plead guilty to three counts of violating the […]