Whistle-blowers to split $375K in New Jersey ‘magic pipe’ case

(CAMDEN, N.J.) — Two mariner whistle-blowers will divide $375,000 in a New Jersey ship pollution case, the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper reported. A judge ordered Holy House Shipping of Sweden to pay $1.4 million in fines as a result of contaminated oil dumped from the refrigerator ship M/V Snow Flower. Coast Guard inspectors discovered a “magic pipe” and discrepancies in the vessel oil record book.
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By Professional Mariner Staff