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Lower Bond Ordered for Vessel Departure (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court says the Coast Guard exceeded its authority when it decided an owner must post a $2.5 million bond in order to obtain departure clearance while the Coast Guard investigates potential criminal violations of a marine pollution prevention protocol. This matter involves an emergency petition and motion for release of the M/V ...

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