The Japan Coast Guard has recommended negligent homicide charges for the USS Fitzgerald’s officer of the deck and the ACX Crystal’s second officer, following the fatal collision on 17 June 2017, about 60 miles southwest off Yokosuka, which caused death of seven sailors.
The South Korean Supreme Court sentenced the former CEO of DSME to nine years in prison, Sunday, on charges of fraud totaling USD4.69 billion. Mr. Ko Jae-ho orchestrated the shipbuilder’s financial statements and plans for the fiscal year from 2013 and 2014, to cover up mounting deficits.
A fisherman with over 40 years experience has been sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for two years after pleading guilty to offences under the UK Merchant Shipping Act, for running aground his fishing vessel at Mountbatten Breakwater. District Judge said that alcohol affect the fisherman’s actions.
The complaint stated the respondent was negligent while serving as master of the ‘Portland Spirit’ in that he failed to take positive action to avoid a collision with two recreational rowers. The master of the vessel filed an uncontested answer to the court, admitting his actions of negligence in the matter.
The pilot and the captain of the car carrier ‘City of Rotterdam’, which collided with a ferry in December 2015, in the River Humber, have received suspended sentences of four months in prison each, according to UK MCA.
On Friday, 12 May, the Italian highest court upheld the sentence of the former Costa Concordia captain to 16 years in jail, for his role to the cruise ship capsize, that caused death of 32 people off Tuscan, in 2012.
Two sailors have been jailed for a total of 42 years today in relation to the largest ever seizure of Class A drugs in the UK – after a Crown Prosecution Service lawyer provided crucial support to the operation.
The captain and first officer of an ocean going tug boat have been found guilty of drug trafficking following the biggest ever UK seizure of class A drugs.
Second officer admitted responsibility in accident and death aboard fishing vessel. The court sentenced the man to 12 months in prison, reduced to eight months for causing fatal ferry crash off Rosyth, Scotland in August 2010.
SAGE Sagittarius former captain faces coronial inquest into the death of men died in Australian waters while he was master. The New South Wales Coroner Court launched an investigation into suspicious two of three deaths from 2012 on board what has now become known as the “death ship” in May 2015.
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