World Marine Co., Ltd. Case Settles for $7,500

This page last reviewed May 17, 2017

World Marine Co., Ltd. paid $7,500.00 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on March 24, 2017.  An investigation by the ARB showed that the World Marine Co., Ltd. vessel United Spirit, failed to switch over to compliant distillate fuel, the fuel analyzed for sulfur content came back higher in sulfur than the regulated limit. World Marine Co., Ltd. took prompt action after being notified of this violation and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, World Marine Co., Ltd. agreed to the $7,500.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.

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