Engineer May Get Six Of The Worst For Dumping Oil

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Aug 042010
 

imageYavuz Mogultay, 31, Turkish has pleaded guilty before United States District Judge Mark A Pizzo to a one-count Information charging him with knowingly failing to fully  and accurately to maintain an Oil Record Book as required by international treaty and United States law. Mogultay faces a maximum sentence of six years in federal prison.

A sentencing date has not yet been set.

Mogultay served as the Second Assistant Engineer onboard the cargo ship M/V Avenue Star. According to the Information, Mogultay used bypass hoses to sort-cut the vessel’s pollution prevention equipment and discharge oily waste from the engine room.

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