Cruise ship to provide ‘$2.1m undertaking’ after Great Barrier Reef spill

Posted In News, Pollution
Nov
8

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“Environmentalists have long railed against what they brand “sea monsters,” virtually floating cities,each pumping massive amounts of greenhouse gases — sailing perilously close to the sea coast to thrill passengers aboard”… Photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care

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Carnival Australia has been compelled to provide a “$2.1m undertaking” after spilling 28,000 litres of liquid food waste into the Great Barrier Reef’s protected waters…

Read Full Article; Guardian UK (11-08-2018)

Princess Cruises Hit With Largest-Ever Criminal Penalty For ‘Deliberate Pollution’; NPR (12-01-2016)
The California-based cruise operator, Princess Cruise Lines, will pay a $40 million fine for “deliberate pollution of the seas and intentional acts to cover it up,” according to the Department of Justice, which calls it “the largest-ever criminal penalty involving deliberate vessel pollution.”..

Venice Is Restricting Access to Cruise Ships; Travel & Leisure (11-08-2017)

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