Firon Shipping Inc. c/o XT Shipping Group Case Settles for $68,000.00

This page last reviewed January 29th, 2014.

Firon Shipping Inc. c/o XT Shipping Group paid $68,000.00 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on December 12, 2013. An investigation by the ARB showed that Firon Shipping Inc. vessel Blue Diamond, failed to operate on compliant distillate fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters in April of 2013. Firon Shipping Inc. took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, Firon Shipping Inc. agreed to the $68,000.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.