Tank Vessel Co. To Pay $2M For False Records, Oil Disposal

By Michael Phillis (February 26, 2018, 8:40 PM EST) -- A tank vessel operating company must pay $2.25 million in fines after being convicted of falsifying records relating to the discharge of oil waste and garbage into the ocean, the U.S. Department of Justice said Monday.

Sea World Management & Trading Inc. pleaded guilty to felony allegations that oil cargo residue and other substances were dumped illegally from the vessel Sea Faith into the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, according to prosecutors. In addition to the fines, the company was placed on three years' probation.

The ship's master, Edmon Fajardo, is alleged to have ordered crews in March 2017 to...

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