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Company: Aksat Denizcilik Ve Ticaret A.S.
Current Parent CompanyAksat Denizcilik Ve Ticaret A.S.
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Penalty: $725,000
Year: 2010
Date: May 21, 2010
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Aksat Denizcilik Ve Ticaret A.S., a Turkish corporation that operated the commercial ship M/T Kerim, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Tampa, Fla., to two felony counts for knowingly failing to fully and accurately maintain an oil record book, which tracks pollutant discharge, the Justice Department announced. During the hearing, U.S. District Court Judge Richard A. Lazzara sentenced the company to pay a $725,000 fine and to serve three years of probation. The court also ordered the company to implement an environmental compliance plan.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department multiagency referral
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: Turkey
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Current Parent: ocean shipping
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