Cargo ship’s chief engineer sentenced for violating pollution prevention act

RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court today United States District Judge James C. Dever III, sentenced Vaja Sikharulidze, a citizen of Georgia, to one year probation to include seven days of home detention, which reflected a sentence reduction based upon his substantial cooperation in the investigation.

Ship management firm pleads guilty, sentenced for violating federal pollution law

RALEIGH – United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court Monday agents of Cooperative Success Maritime, S.A., the operator and owner of the Chem Faros, a 21,145 gross ton ocean-going cargo ship that regularly transported cargo between various ports in Asia and the United States pled guilty for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, in violation of Title...

Cargo ship’s chief engineer pleads guilty to violating Pollution Prevention Act

RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court, May 3, Vaja Sikharulidze, a citizen of Georgia, pled guilty before United States District Judge James C. Dever, III to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, in violation of Title 33, United States Code, Sections 1901, et. seq.