Princess Cruise Lines To Pay $40 Million For Illegal Dumping Of Oil Contaminated Waste

Princess Cruise Lines To Pay $40 Million For Illegal Dumping Of Oil Contaminated Waste
Miami – Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. (Princess) was sentenced to pay a $40 million penalty – the largest-ever for crimes involving deliberate vessel pollution – related to illegal dumping overboard of oil contaminated waste and falsification of official logs in order to conceal the discharges, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Benjamin G. Greenberg for the Southern District of Florida in Miami,...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 200 miles south of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 200 miles south of San Diego
USCG File Photo SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard medevaced a 31-year-old woman Thursday from a cruise ship approximately 200 miles south of San Diego. Star Princess, a 951-foot cruise ship, personnel notified the Coast Guard that a woman aboard the ship needed further medical treatment due to potential for hemorrhaging of the brain at 3:54 p.m., Wednesday, when the ship was 572 miles south of San Diego. Coast...

Coast Guard helo performs medevac

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego based Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk performed a medevac of a woman off the cruise ship STAR PRINCESS this afternoon at approximately 2:45 p.m. The Coast Guard command center received word that the woman was in distress and needed immediate medical attention. The helicopter was immediately diverted to the area 120 miles west of San Diego, hoisted the woman, and transferred...

Sector San Diego has two medical evacuations in one night

SAN DIEGO – Crews from Coast Guard Sector San Diego completed two medical evacuations tonight in separate incidents.