Doun Kisen Co. Ltd. Case Settles for $7,500

This page last reviewed December 21, 2011

Doun Kisen Co. Ltd. has paid $7,500.00 in penalties to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on August 11, 2011. An investigation by the ARB showed that the Doun Kisen Co. Ltd. vessel, Navios Esperanza, 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, Doun Kisen Co. Ltd. agreed to the $7,500.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.