Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Overseas Shipholding Group Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Overseas Shipholding Group
Penalty: 
$37,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
December 19, 2006
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. agreed to pay a $37 million criminal penalty and plead guilty to 33 felony counts related to deliberate vessel pollution from nine ships and false pollution log entries in three additional ships, in six U.S. ports around the nation.

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: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
ocean shipping
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.