Captain of P&O Cruises Ship Sued by the French Court

   April 24, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

The Captain of P&O Cruises ship Azura is being sued by the French Court.

He is to appear in criminal court for "violating fuel standards" during vessel’s call at Marseille on March 29, 2018.

The cruise ship used heavy fuel oil with 1,68% of sulfur, which exceeds the 1.5% limit.

P&O Cruises Azura ship

The Captain is to be arrested when P&O Azura will call the French port next time and will face a 1-year imprisonment along with EUR 200,000 fine. The captain has already admitted the “crime”.

For other MS Azura accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.

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