Thursday, June 13, 2019

Carnival Cruise To Pay $20 Million After Admitting To Dumping Plastic Waste In The Bahamas

By Trevor Nace

In a long history of plastic waste and oil dumping, Carnival Corporation, the largest cruise company in the world, admitted its subsidiary dumped plastic overboard in the Bahamas.

The subsidiary, Princess Cruises, has agreed to pay a criminal penalty of $20 million for illegal dumping and environmental violations.

Judge Patricia Seitz ordered all members of the Carnival Corporation Executive Committee to attend the hearing as Seitz grew increasingly frustrated at Carnival's long history of environmental violations associated with dumping waste overboard.  Read more >>