Today, the Federal District Court presiding over the pollution case against Princess Cruises ordered the public filing of several reports issued by the Court Appointed Monitor (“CAM”). The Miami Herald, which previously filed a motion to intervene into this case, requested that the Court order that the CAM’s quarterly reports for the past year be
Princess Cruises Pollution Cover-Up: Are the Greedy Cruise Executives Untouchable?
The DOJ has a history of not arresting cruise executives notwithstanding how widespread the dumping of oil or chemicals in the nations’s waters may be. Will the most recent dumping incidents by Carnival’s subsidiary, Princess Cruises, culminating in a $40,000,000 fine be any different?
Throughout the 1990’s, Royal Caribbean engaged in repeated dumping of everything…
MSC Cruises Garbage Dumping Story Goes Viral
Two weeks ago we posted videos and photos of garbage and debris and crew members aboard MSC cruise ships apparently throwing the refuse into the ocean. We first asked MSC Cruises for an explanation but were ignored. You can see the videos here and here and the photos here.
This weekend the story went…
Huffington Post Covers MSC Cruises Garbage Dumping Story
Today the Huffington Post covered the story we posted 10 days ago about MSC Cruises crew members throwing black bags overboard from the MSC Magnifica cruise ship into the water.
MSC says there is nothing new shown in the photos and three videos we posted because they are just a different angle of an incident…
Environmental Group Discovers Illegal Cruise Dump Site
Hawaii News Now is reporting today that an environmental group in Hawaii has located an illegal dumping site.
Much of the garbage and large plastic bags reportedly came from the Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America cruise ship, including "paperwork, documents, and dozens of cabin cards with the names of passengers and the dates they sailed."
Cruise Ships Turn British Columbia Waters into “Toilet Bowel of Raw Sewage”
The Vancouver Sun published a provocative headline this weekend entitled "B.C. Waters a Toilet Bowl of Raw Sewage."
It caught my attention after my family just returned from a vacation from British Columbia, where my kids surfed and we went whale watching in the B.C. waters.
Environmentalists’ believe that waters off British Columbia in Canada are the…