Gearbulk Norway AS Case Settles for $8,000

This page last reviewed March 24th, 2014.

Gearbulk Norway AS paid $8,000.00 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on March 11, 2014. An investigation by the ARB showed that the Gearbulk Norway AS vessel Aracari Arrow, failed to operate on compliant distillate fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters in October of 2013. Gearbulk Norway AS took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, Gearbulk Norway AS agreed to the $8,000.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.