NYK Shipmanagement Pte., Ltd. Settlement
NYK Shipmanagement Pte., Ltd. Settles For $7,000
In March 2023, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) reached a settlement with NYK Shipmanagement Pte., Ltd. (NYK), with its principal location in Singapore, for the company’s violation of the Low-Sulfur Fuel Regulation as codified in the California Code of Regulations, title 13, section 2299.2 and title 17, section 93118.2.
An investigation conducted by CARB staff revealed that the NYK vessel Hestia Leader, failed to operate on compliant fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters in 2022. CARB alleged one day of violation for a total penalty of $7,000 under Health and Safety Code section 39674. NYK took prompt action after being notified of these violations and, under CARB’s supervision, began operating in compliance.
To settle the case, NYK agreed to the total penalty amount for the violations. This amount will be deposited into CARB’s Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality. NYK agreed to comply with CARB regulations going forward.