CLOSED,INTERPRETER

U.S. District Court
District of Maryland (Baltimore)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:11-cr-00652-MJG-1


Case title: USA v. Efploia Shipping Co. S.A.

Date Filed: 12/01/2011
Date Terminated: 02/27/2012

Assigned to: Judge Marvin J. Garbis

Defendant (1)
Efploia Shipping Co. S.A.
TERMINATED: 02/27/2012
represented byJeanne Marie Grasso
Blank Rome LLP
600 New Hampshire Ave NW 11th Fl
Washington, DC 20037
12027725800
Fax: 12027725858
Email: grasso@blankrome.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Gregory F Linsin
Blank Rome LLP
600 New Hampshire Ave NW Ste 1200
Washington, DC 20037
12027725927
Fax: 12027725858
Email: linsin@blankrome.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1505 OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE
(1)
ORGANIZATIONAL PROBATION FOR 3 YEARS AS TO COUNTS 1,2,3 AND 4 TO RUN CONCURRENT FOR A TOTAL TERM OF 3 YEARS; FINE $925,000.00($462,500.00 EACH ON COUONT 2&3); $1,600.00($400.00 ON EACH COUNT 1,2,3 & 4)
33:1908 ACT TO PREVENT POLLUTION FROM SHIPS
(2-3)
ORGANIZATIONAL PROBATION FOR 3 YEARS AS TO COUNTS 1,2,3 AND 4 TO RUN CONCURRENT FOR A TOTAL TERM OF 3 YEARS; FINE $925,000.00($462,500.00 EACH ON COUONT 2&3); $1,600.00($400.00 ON EACH COUNT 1,2,3 & 4)
18:1001 FALSE STATEMENTS
(4)
ORGANIZATIONAL PROBATION FOR 3 YEARS AS TO COUNTS 1,2,3 AND 4 TO RUN CONCURRENT FOR A TOTAL TERM OF 3 YEARS; FINE $925,000.00($462,500.00 EACH ON COUONT 2&3); $1,600.00($400.00 ON EACH COUNT 1,2,3 & 4)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Interested Party
Salvador D. Lopez represented byJ Stephen Simms
Simms Showers LLP
20 S Charles St Ste 702
Baltimore, MD 21201
14107835795
Fax: 14105101789
Email: jssimms@simmsshowers.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

John Thomas Ward
Simms Showers LLP
20 S Charles St Ste 702
Baltimore, MD 21201
14107835795
Fax: 14105101789
Email: jtward@simmsshowers.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED


Plaintiff
USA represented byP Michael Cunningham
Office of the United States Attorney
36 S Charles St 4th Fl
Baltimore, MD 21201
14102094884
Fax: 14109623091
Email: michael.cunningham@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Richard Allen Udell
United States Department of Justice
Environmental Crimes Section
PO Box 23985
Washington, DC 20026
12023050361
Fax: 12025148865
Email: richard.udell@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Rod J Rosenstein
Office of the United States Attorney
Do Not Mail
Baltimore, MD 21201
14102094800
Email: rod.rosenstein@usdoj.gov

Date Filed #Docket Text
12/01/2011INFORMATION as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (1) count(s) 1, 2-3, 4. (c/s) (jnl, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/01/2011)
12/16/2011NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Jeanne Marie Grasso as Retained Counsel appearing for Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (Grasso, Jeanne) (Entered: 12/16/2011)
12/16/2011NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Gregory F Linsin as Retained Counsel appearing for Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 12/16/2011)
12/16/2011  Telephone Status Conference as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. held on 12/16/2011 before Judge Marvin J. Garbis. (jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/16/2011)
01/20/2012   PAPERLESS NOTICE OF HEARING by U.S. Attorney's Office as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A.. PLEASE NOTE: Defendant is not in custody. A writ has not been requested. A come up has not been requested. An interpreter for Greek was requested on 1/20/2012. Rearraignment set for 1/25/2012 10:00 AM in Courtroom 5C, 101 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, before Judge Marvin J. Garbis. Sentencing set for 1/25/2012 10:00 AM in Courtroom 5C, 101 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, before Judge Marvin J. Garbis. (Cunningham, P) (Entered: 01/20/2012)
01/24/2012 MOTION Whistleblower Award by USA as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A.. Responses due by 2/10/2012 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit)(Cunningham, P) (Entered: 01/24/2012)
01/24/2012RESPONSE in Opposition by Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. re 5 MOTION Whistleblower Award (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Familiarisation Check List, # 2 Exhibit June Monthly Safety Committee Minutes, # 3 Exhibit Position Description Manual, # 4 Exhibit Superintendents Attendance Report, # 5 Exhibit Pre Arrival PSC Checklist, # 6 Exhibit August Monthly Safety Meeting Minutes, # 7 Exhibit September Monthly Safety Meeting Minutes, # 8 Exhibit Telephone Card receipts)(Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 01/24/2012)
01/25/2012 Correspondence re: Notice of Appearance for Whistleblower Mr. Salvador D. Lopez (Attachments: # 1 Signed Authorization for Payment, Whistleblower Mr. Salvador D. Lopez)(Simms, J) (Entered: 01/25/2012)
01/25/2012Initial Appearance as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (Defendant informed of Rights.) held on 1/25/2012 before Judge Marvin J. Garbis. (Court Reporter: M. Zajac) (pat, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
01/25/2012Arraignment as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (1) Counts 1,2-3 & 4 held on 1/25/2012 before Judge Marvin J. Garbis. (Court Reporter: M. Zajac) (pat, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
01/25/201210 Re-arraignment as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (1) Counts 1,2-3 & 4 held on 1/25/2012, Plea entered Guilty Counts 1,2-3 & 4. before Judge Marvin J. Garbis. (Court Reporter: M. Zajac) (pat, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
01/25/201211 Sentencing as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. held on 1/25/2012 before Judge Marvin J. Garbis. (Court Reporter: M. Zajac) (pat, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
01/25/2012  Interpreter Maria Spanos appointed in case as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (pat, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
01/25/201212 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (Document rec'd 1/27/12) (jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/30/2012)
02/01/201213 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by USA as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. re 5 MOTION Whistleblower Award (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit)(Cunningham, P) (Entered: 02/01/2012)
02/06/201214 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. re 5 MOTION Whistleblower Award (Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 02/06/2012)
02/23/201215 PLEA AGREEMENT as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Rec'd 1/27/12) (Entered: 02/23/2012)
02/23/201216 -SEALED- PLEA SUPPLEMENT as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/23/2012)
02/23/201217 JOINT Factual Statement as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Rec'd 1/27/12) (Entered: 02/23/2012)
02/23/201218 ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE PLAN as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Rec'd 1/27/12) (Entered: 02/23/2012)
02/27/201219 JUDGMENT as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (1), Count(s) 1, ORGANIZATIONAL PROBATION FOR 3 YEARS AS TO COUNTS 1,2,3 AND 4 TO RUN CONCURRENT FOR A TOTAL TERM OF 3 YEARS; FINE $925,000.00($462,500.00 EACH ON COUONT 2&3); $1,600.00($400.00 ON EACH COUNT 1,2,3 & 4); Count(s) 2-3, ORGANIZATIONAL PROBATION FOR 3 YEARS AS TO COUNTS 1,2,3 AND 4 TO RUN CONCURRENT FOR A TOTAL TERM OF 3 YEARS; FINE $925,000.00($462,500.00 EACH ON COUONT 2&3); $1,600.00($400.00 ON EACH COUNT 1,2,3 & 4); Count(s) 4, ORGANIZATIONAL PROBATION FOR 3 YEARS AS TO COUNTS 1,2,3 AND 4 TO RUN CONCURRENT FOR A TOTAL TERM OF 3 YEARS; FINE $925,000.00($462,500.00 EACH ON COUONT 2&3); $1,600.00($400.00 ON EACH COUNT 1,2,3 & 4). Signed by Judge Marvin J. Garbis on 2/24/12. (c/m 2/27/12 jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/27/2012)
03/04/201221 RESPONSE to Motion by Salvador D. Lopez as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. re 5 MOTION Whistleblower Award - Supporting 33 U.S.C. § 1908(a) Award Replies due by 3/22/2012. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Of Salvador D. Lopez, Jr. Supporting 33 U.S.C. § 1908(a) Award)(Simms, J) (Entered: 03/04/2012)
03/22/201222 RESPONSE re 21 Response to Motion,. of Efploia Shipping to the Memorandum of Salvador Lopez in Support of the Court's Exercise of Its Discretion Relating to the Recommended Whistleblower Award Under 33 U.S.C. 1908(a) Replies due by 4/9/2012. (Grasso, Jeanne) (Entered: 03/22/2012)
03/26/201223  MOTION Appointment of Court Appointed Monitor (Unopposed) by Efploia Shipping Co. S.A.. Responses due by 4/12/2012 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Compliance Systems, Inc. information, # 2 Text of Proposed Order proposed order)(Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 03/26/2012)
03/28/201224 ORDER granting 23 Unopposed Motion for appointment of Court appointed monitor; appointing Compliance Systems Inc. as Court appointed monitor as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A. (1). Signed by Judge Marvin J. Garbis on 3/28/12. (jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/28/2012)
04/16/201225 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER re Whistleblower Award as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A.. Signed by Judge Marvin J. Garbis on 4/16/12. (jnls, Deputy Clerk) Modified on 4/17/2012 (jnls, Deputy Clerk). (Entered: 04/17/2012)
04/16/201226 ORDER re Fund Payments as to Efploia Shipping Co. S.A.. Signed by Judge Marvin J. Garbis on 4/16/12. (jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/17/2012)
04/26/201227  Correspondence re: Request for Case Conference or Scheduling Order for Briefing On Open Issues of Whistleblower Award from Efploia Payment and Mr. Lopez' Attorneys Fees; Submission of Draft Order Effecting Payment of Whistleblower Award from Aquarosa Payment (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Simms, J) (Entered: 04/26/2012)
05/30/2012  Wire transfer received 5/21/12, Payer: Efploia Shipping Co. S.A., Amount: $84,091.00 (jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/31/2012)