Federal judge approves civil settlement between Coast Guard and tug operator

Federal judge approves civil settlement between Coast Guard and tug operator
SEATTLE — A Federal Administrative Law Judge approved a settlement, Tuesday, between the Coast Guard and the operator of the tug Shannon, resulting in a two month suspension of Merchant Mariner’s Credentials, mandatory attendance at a Washington State accepted anger management class, and a 24-month probationary period. The Coast Guard found the operator of the Shannon to have directly endangered...