CIDO Shipping (Korea) Co., Ltd. Case Settles for $2,000

This page last reviewed December 21, 2011

CIDO Shipping (Korea) Co., Ltd. has paid $2,000.00 in penalties to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, for violating air quality regulations.  This settlement was reached on July 11, 2011.  An investigation by the ARB showed that the CIDO Shipping (Korea) Co., Ltd. vessel, Grand Legacy, failed to properly complete switchover for its engines from Heavy Fuel Oil over to Low-Sulfur Distillate Fuel before entry into Regulated California Waters.  To settle the case, CIDO Shipping (Korea) Co., Ltd. agreed to the $2,000.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.