Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
MSC Ship Management (Hong Kong) Limited
Penalty: 
$10,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
February 1, 2006
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

MSC Ship Management (Hong Kong) Limited--a Hong Kong-based container ship company--pleaded guilty and was sentenced to pay a $10 million criminal fine after admitting to engaging in conspiracy, obstruction of justice, destruction of evidence, false statements and violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships.

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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