Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A. Settlement
Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A. Case Settles for $10,000
Mediterranean Shipping Company paid $10,000.00 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on October 20, 2014. An investigation by the ARB showed that the Mediterranean Shipping Company vessel MSC Candice failed to operate on compliant distillate fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters in 2014. Mediterranean Shipping Company took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, Mediterranean Shipping Company agreed to the $10,000.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.