R. v. The "Front Climber", [1995] N.B.J. No. 249, (N.B. Prov.Ct.)

In Pollution (Ship Source) on (Updated )

The "Front Climber" pleaded guilty to a charge of pollution under the Canada Shipping Act. Approximately 25 to 30 litres of oil had been discharged in St. John harbour. The cause of the discharge was a failure to fully close a valve. The ship was fined $2,000. An interesting point in the case was whether the ship could be given …

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