R v. The Point Vibert, [2000] N.S.J No. 147

In Pollution (Ship Source) on (Updated )

This is a rare case in which a ship was found not guilty for discharging a pollutant. The Court found that although the pollutant emanated from the ship the cause of the pollution was the failure of shore based personnel to stay at their posts. Specifically, the procedure set up for the fuelling operation was for the shore based personnel …

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