Wrecked Container Ship 'Rena' Owners Face Maximum Penalty

NZ City
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

A court hearing into charges faced by the company that owns the wrecked container ship Rena has been adjourned again.

Daina Shipping had been due to appear in the Tauranga District Court today, but the hearing has been adjourned to 5, October (the anniversary of the grounding of the ship).

Maritime New Zealand has laid the charges and the company faces a maximum fine of $600,000 plus an extra $10,000 for every day the offending continues.

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