International Pollution Cases – Prosecuted in the United States and the Financial Damage Caused to Vessel Interests

22 August 2012 No.621
We have obtained information on international pollution cases that involve MARPOL violations by pumping waste oil into ocean. Please find attached document that we received from Chaffe McCall, L.L.P., the law firm in New Orleans, U.S.A.

For your reference, please also review our Special Circulars previously issued as blow.

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 73/78 MARPOL-Oily Water Separators

Criminal Liability in the United States for MARPOL Violations and United States Port State Security

We hope it will be of help to you.