APL Co. Pte., Ltd. Settlement
APL Co. Pte., Ltd. Case Settles for $12,000
American President Lines, Ltd. has paid $12,000.00 in penalties to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on September 8, 2014. An investigation by the ARB showed that the American President Lines, Ltd. vessel, APL Phoenix, failed to operate on compliant distillate fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters. American President Lines, Ltd. took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, American President Lines, Ltd. agreed to the $12,000.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.