FMC ALJ Assesses $7.9M Penalty

Tuesday, July 15, 2003
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) released an Initial Decision of the Administrative Law Judge issuing a cease and desist order and assessing a civil penalty in the amount of $7,900,000 against a non-vessel operating common carrier based in Hong Kong that was found to have violated the Ocean Shipping Act of 1984 on 120 occasions over a two-year period. Docket No. 02-06

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