Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Offshore Vessels LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Offshore Vessels LLC
Penalty: 
$2,100,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
November 4, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A Louisiana ship-operating company was sentenced in U.S. District Court in New Orleans on charges related to the illegal discharge of oil into the oceans. Offshore Vessels LLC (OSV) was sentenced to pay a criminal fine of $1,750,000 and remit a payment of $350,000 as community service to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.

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