Hanjin Shipping Case Settlement
Hanjin Shipping Case Settles for $7,500
Hanjin Shipping paid $7,500.00 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 Hanjin Shipping vessel Hanjin Atlanta, failed to switch over to compliant fuel, the fuel analyzed for sulfur content came back higher in sulfur than the regulated limit. Hanjin Shipping took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, Hanjin Shipping agreed to the $7,500.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.