Carnival gets million dollar fine for "magic pipe"

Carnival, the world's largest owner of cruise ships, has been hit with a USD 40 million penalty for a serious violation. The carriers' vessels have consistently leaked oil into the sea, reports The Guardian.

The world's largest owner of cruise ships, Carnival, has received a major fine after it emerged that the company's vessels have consistently dumped oil in the sea, reports The Guardian.

"Our open seas are not dumping grounds for waste. One thing we must never do is take our clear blue oceans for granted," says the US attorney involved in the illegal ocean pollution case, Wilfredo Ferrer, at a news conference according to the British newspaper.

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