Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. Case Settles for $10,000

This page last reviewed October 6, 2016

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. paid $10,000.00 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board, for violating air quality regulations.  This settlement was reached on September 21, 2016.  An investigation by the ARB showed that the Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. vessel YM Essense, failed to switch over to compliant distillate fuel, the fuel analyzed for sulfur content came back higher in sulfur than the regulated limit.  Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion.  To settle the case, Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. agreed to the $10,000.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.

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