Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co. Ltd. Settlement, 2015
Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co. Ltd. Case Settles for $3,500
Taiyo Nippon Kisen Company Ltd. paid $3,500.00 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on January 7, 2015. An investigation by the ARB showed that the Taiyo Nippon Kisen Company Ltd. vessel Scarlet Cardinal failed to operate on compliant distillate fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters in 2014. Taiyo Nippon Kisen Company 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, Taiyo Nippon Kisen Company Ltd. agreed to the $3,500.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.