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Samsung Heavy stops operation over worker’s death 

Samsung Heavy to pay $75m fine over bribery scheme in Brazil

  Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has agreed to pay a global penalty of more than $75m to resolve the US government’s investigation into the shipbuilder’s...

Germany imposes hefty fine on ship violating open-loop scrubber ban

Germany imposes hefty fine on ship violating open-loop scrubber ban

  Authorities in Germany have imposed a record fine to a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker for breaching an open-loop scrubber ban in the Port of Hamburg.  On...

Canada slams $12,000 fine on MSC ship for speed limit violating

Canada slams $12,000 fine on MSC ship for violating speed limit

Transport Canada has slammed a CAD12,000 (about USD9,000) penalty to a containership operated by Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and five other fines to...

U.S. slams $20m fine on Princess Cruise Line

U.S. slams $20m fine on Princess Cruise Line

Prince Cruise Lines and its parent company Carnival Corporation have been ordered to pay a $20 million criminal fine after admitting to violating the terms of its...

Daewoo Shipbuilding workers stage protest, demand higher pay 

South Korea slams $9.6m fine on Daewoo Shipbuilding 

South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has slammed a KRW10.8 billion (US$9.6m) fine on Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). DSME, which is one of the...

Australia raises fine for sea pollution

Australia raises fine for sea pollution 

Australia has decided to increase the fines for those polluting the country’s water, according to marine insurer West of England P&I. “Ship owners, charterers,...