Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
A.E. Nomikos Shipping Investments & Lounia Shipping Company
Current Parent Company: 
Lounia Shipping
Penalty: 
$750,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
November 2, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A.E. Nomikos Shipping Inv. Ltd. and Lounia Shipping Co. Ltd. pleaded guilty to one count each of violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, and knowingly making false statements to the U.S. Coast Guard. As part of the plea agreement, the companies agreed to pay a $750,000 fine. Half of the fine - $375,000 - will go to the Oregon Governors Fund for the Environment, which is dedicated to local environmental cleanup and restoration efforts focused on preserving and protecting Oregons rivers, watersheds, and fish and wildlife.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Oregon
HQ Country of Parent: 
Cyprus
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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