The Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships

Oil tanker operator, captain and chief engineer admit to environmental crimes in federal court

BY: - May 5, 2023

The Greek company that owned an oil tanker that entered Rhode Island waters last year without a crucial safety system to guard against an explosion onboard was fined $2.25 million after pleading guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Providence to federal environmental crimes carried out by the captain and chief engineer. The tanker Galissas […]