Höegh Autoliners Shipping AS Co. Case Settles for $299,500.00

This page last reviewed March 8th, 2013.

Höegh Autoliners Shipping AS has paid $299,500.00 in penalties to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on February 22, 2013. An investigation by the ARB showed that the Höegh Autoliners Shipping AS vessel Hoegh Inchon, failed to operate on compliant distillate fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters over a number of dates from September 2009 until the time of initial inspection. Höegh Autoliners Shipping AS took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, Höegh Autoliners Shipping AS agreed to the $299,500.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.

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