International Transportation Services, Inc. Case Settles for $75,025

This page last reviewed April 8, 2014

The facility of International Transportation Services, Inc. (ITS) at the Port of Los Angeles was inspected on July 19, 2012, for compliance with the Cargo Handling Equipment (CHE) regulation.  The inspection indicated that there were eight pieces of equipment out of compliance.  On March 7, 2013, a Notice of Violation was issued to ITS for eight violations to califoria Code of Regulations, title 13, section 2479 (13 CCR § 2479.  Since the NOV was received, ITS retired, retrofitted and replaced all the CHE in violation.  They are now in compliance with the CHE regulation.  A Settlement Agreement was mailed November 18, 2013.  The total penalties in this case are $150,155.  A settlement meeting was held on December 11, 2013, and ITS agreed to provide some additional information for us to consider in settlement of this case.  The additional information revealed that they had brought three of the pieces of equipment into compliance prior to the due date for those units.  Therefore, 3 units were dropped from the case and the new penalty was calculated based on the remaining five pieces of equipment.  This case was settled on March 27, 2014, for a total of $75,025 in penalties for five violations to 13 CCR §2479.