Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS
Current Parent Company: 
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
Penalty: 
$98,900,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
July 13, 2016
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS, a Norwegian corporation, agreed to plead guilty and pay a $98.9 million criminal fine for its involvement in a conspiracy to fix prices of international ocean shipments of roll-on, roll-off cargo to and from the Port of Baltimore and other locations in the United States.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
Norway
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
freight services
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.