Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd. Case Settles for $8,000

This page last reviewed April 18th, 2014.

Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd. has paid $8,000.00 in penalties to the Air Resources Board for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on April 3, 2014. An investigation by the ARB showed that the Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd. vessel, Tianjin Highway, failed to operate on compliant distillate fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters. Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd. took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd. agreed to the $8,000.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.

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