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Princess Cruises ship

Whistleblower gets $1m in largest-ever ‘magic pipe’ pollution case

A U.S. District Judge in Miami on Wednesday sentenced Princess Cruise Lines Ltd to pay a $40 million penalty – the largest-ever for crimes involving deliberate vessel...

Chief Engineers convicted in 'magic pipe' pollution case

Chief Engineers convicted in ‘magic pipe’ pollution case

A federal jury in Charleston, South Carolina convicted two chief engineers of the vessel, TV Green Sky, on pollution charges related to use of a ‘magic...

cargo ship ocean hope

Greek Shipping companies to pay $2.7m in “magic pipe” pollution case

Two Greek shipping companies have been sentenced to pay corporate penalties totalling $2.7 million in yet another “magic pipe” pollution case in the United States,...

cargo ship ocean hope

High-ranking ship engineers sentenced to prison in ‘magic pipe’ cover up case

Two high-ranking ship engineers were sentenced to prison Thursday after being convicted using a so-called “magic pipe” to illegally dump oil sludge and...