Cardiff Fined $2.4M Over Illegal Waste Discharge

Law360, New York (February 23, 2011, 7:34 PM EST) -- A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ordered Liberian shipping company Cardiff Marine Inc. to pay a $2.4 million criminal fine over the illegal discharge of oily waste, on which a crew member blew the whistle.

Judge Marvin J. Garbis of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland also sentenced Cardiff — which pled guilty to a felony violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships — to three years probation, a penalty that includes an environmental compliance plan with audits by an...
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