Seaspan Ship Management Ltd. Settlement
Seaspan Ship Management Ltd. Case Settles for $7,500
Seaspan Ship Management, Ltd. paid $7,500.00 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on January 25, 2016. An investigation by the ARB showed that the Seaspan Ship Management, Ltd. vessel Cosco Excellence, failed to switch over to compliant distillate fuel, the fuel analyzed for sulfur content came back higher in sulfur than the regulated limit. Seaspan Ship Management, 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, Seaspan Ship Management, Ltd. agreed to the $7,500.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.