Maritime Co. Unit, Officers Found Guilty Over Oil Dump

Law360, New York (December 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal jury in Texas has convicted a General Maritime Corp. subsidiary and two vessel officers for their role in an alleged scheme to discharge waste oil directly into the sea from the tanker M/T Genmar Defiance during a November 2007 voyage to Corpus Christi, Texas.

General Maritime Management (Portugal) LDA, Chief Engineer Antonio Rodrigues and First Engineer Jose Cavadas each were found guilty of lying to the U.S. Coast Guard and failing to maintain an accurate oil record book in connection with the alleged discharge,...
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