Pogue's lawyer declined to comment.
In a company news release, Sanford managing director Eric Barratt said that while the verdict was disappointing, it highlighted the need to properly maintain required logs and records for managing oily waste on vessels.
The company calls itself "The Home of Sustainable Seafood" on its website.
Another person charged in the case, Rolando Ong Vano, who had also worked as the boat's chief engineer, reached a plea bargain with prosecutors in April in which some of the charges against him were dismissed. Vano, who lives in the Philippines, is scheduled to be sentenced on September 7.
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