Shipping Company fined $3M for breaking Sulphur Rules

Aug 30, 2019 | Costs, Environment, Fuel, Reports, Ships | 0 comments

A shipping company found breaking the 0.1% sulphur limit on using bunker fuel in the US Caribbean emissions control area (ECA) has been fined by a US court.

The US district court fined ship operator Ionian Shipping and ship owner Lily shipping and a number of individuals $3 million for breaking the rules.

The ship concerned was the Ocean Princess e=which carried petroleum products to and from the Caribbean port of St Croix.

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