Princess Cruise Lines To Pay $40M For Deliberate Oil Pollution

Law360, Miami (December 1, 2016, 10:57 AM EST) -- Princess Cruise Lines agreed Thursday to pay a record $40 million settlement to end charges that it illegally dumped oil-contaminated waste from a ship in U.K. and U.S. ports and tried to hide it from authorities.

The Crown Princess, a cruise ship operated by Princess Cruise Lines, returns to port in Florida. (AP) The U.S. Department of Justice announced the deal in Miami, where the Carnival Corp. subsidiary pled guilty to seven felony charges over the illegal dumping of waste from its Caribbean Princess cruise ship....
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