Technomar Shipping Inc. Settlement
Technomar Shipping Inc. Settles Ocean-Going Vessels Fuels Regulation Violation for $21,000
Technomar Shipping Inc., paid $21,000.00 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board (CARB), for violating the Ocean-Going Vessels Fuels Regulation. The violations were discovered during a routine inspection by CARB staff. This settlement was reached on March 26, 2020. An investigation by CARB showed that the Technomar Shipping Inc. vessel, Nikos P, failed to operate on compliant fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters in 2019. CARB alleged three days of violations for a penalty of $7,000 per day. Technomar Shipping Inc. took prompt action after being notified of these violations and, under CARB’s supervision, began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, Technomar Shipping Inc. agreed to the $21,000.00 penalty for the violations and to comply with CARB regulations.