Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
D/S Progress
Penalty: 
$250,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
March 8, 2002
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Danish shipping company D/S Progress was sentenced to pay a $250,000 criminal fine for conspiring to conceal a hazardous leak in the hull of an oil tanker that visited Baltimore, for failing to report emergency discharges to save the ship and for presenting false log books to the U.S. Coast Guard in order to disguise the leak, emergency discharges and other deliberate acts of dumping oil.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Coast Guard referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
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