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Company: Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG
Penalty: $1,500,000
Year: 2016
Date: March 15, 2016
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: The German shipping companies Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG and Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG MS Extum pleaded guilty to charges of failing to maintain an accurate oil record book, in violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, and tampering with witnesses by persuading them to provide false statements to the U.S. Coast Guard concerning a bypass hose on the vessel that was being used to discharge oil into the sea.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
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