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Bernhard Schulte company gets million-dollar fine in the US

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement has been fined USD 1.75 million in the US for discharging oil and chemical waste into the water. This is the biggest fine of this type ever issued in Hawaii.

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Tanker vessel operator Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement now accepts a fine of USD 1.75 million in the US.

The company has in a US court pleaded guilty to maintaining "false and incomplete" records relating to the discharge of so-called bilge waste from a tanker vessel in breach of US law, according to a statement from the US Department of Justice.

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