January 25, 2016

October 28, 2015

Tri-Marine Management Co., Tri-Marine Fishing Management and Cape Mendocino Fishing agreed to pay $1.05 million in civil penalties and to perform fleet-wide inspections and other corrective measures to resolve claims stemming from an October 2014 oil spill in American Samoa and related violations of spill prevention regulations.  According to the government, the Tri-Marine companies are liable for the October 2014 oil spill from their 230-foot commercial tuna fishing vessel, the Capt. Vincent Gann, into Pago Pago Harbor in American Samoa and related violations of the Coast Guard’s spill prevention regulations.  DOJ

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