Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sun Ace Shipping Company
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
November 13, 2006
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Sun Ace Shipping Company, based in Seoul, South Korea, was sentenced to pay a $400,000 penalty, a $100,000 community service payment to the National Fish and Wildlife Program, and a three-year term of probation during which its vessels will be banned from U.S. ports and waters. Sun Ace had pleaded guilty to a one-count information for 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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