Freighter held in Alaska in environmental crimes probe

(DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska) — A Liberian-flagged cargo ship was being held here Wednesday as part of an environmental crimes investigation, Alaska Dispatch News reported. The U.S. Attorney's Office said the 600-foot Lindavia had stopped to pick up a cargo of seafood to bring to Asia when the U.S. Coast Guard conducted an inspection. The Coast Guard "identified deficiencies" and noted issues that required further inquiry.

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By Professional Mariner Staff