Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. Case Settles for $4,000

This page last reviewed May 8th, 2014.

Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has paid $4,000.00 in penalties to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on April 27, 2014. An investigation by the ARB showed that the Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. vessel, MSC Paloma, failed to operate on compliant distillate fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters. Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. agreed to the $4,000.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.

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