Ship Owner Arrested for Environmental Pollution

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The owner of the sunken ship, MV J. HARMS, has been caught red-handed by the responsible authorities for environmental pollution in the Noro Lagoon, reports Solomon star news.

Ship owner charged

Maritime Authority Solomon Islands (SIMA) and the Ministry of Environment Climate Change and Disaster Management have sent officers to assess the sunken ship.

The team, which comprised two officers from SIMA and one Environment Division Officer from MECDM, was deployed to Noro on Tuesday to do environmental and pollution assessment.

The officers have sent back information to their authorities based on their assessments.

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Source: Solomon star news