Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK)
Current Parent Company: 
Ocean Network Express
Penalty: 
$59,400,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
December 29, 2014
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), a Japanese corporation, has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $59.4 million criminal fine for its involvement in a conspiracy to fix prices, allocate customers, and rig bids of international ocean shipping services for roll-on, roll-off cargo, such as cars and trucks, to and from the United States and elsewhere.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
Singapore
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
ocean shipping
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Parent company note: 
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