Bulk carrier 'Pantanal' owners & master fined for dumping food waste near Australia's Great Barrier Reef
The master and owner of a ship that dumped garbage in the Great Barrier Reef marine park have been fined according to a Ninemsn
Both pleaded guilty in the Townsville Magistrates Court to illegally dumping food waste from the Antiguan bulk carrier Pantanal in the park in July last year.
The ship's master was fined $500, while the owner was fined $5000.
Convictions were recorded against both men.