Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hiong Guan Navegacion Japan Co. Ltd.
Penalty: 
$1,750,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
February 24, 2009
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A federal judge sentenced the Japanese corporation Hiong Guan Navegacion Japan Co. Ltd., operator of the commercial cargo ship M/V Balsa-62, to three years probation and $1.75 million in penalties for conspiring to falsify and falsifying environmental compliance records.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Coast Guard referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
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