Hyundai Glovis Fined $3m for ‘MV Golden Ray’ Pollution


State environmental regulators are proposing a $3 million fine for the Hyundai Glovis Co. logistics and shipping firm after a cargo ship carrying vehicles capsized and polluted ocean waters off the Georgia coast, reports WSB-TV.

$3 million fine for ocean pollution

In an order posted Tuesday, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division said that pollutants, petroleum products and debris from the South Korean freighter Golden Ray were discharged into the water.

The Golden Ray had more than 4,200 cars and vehicles inside its cargo decks when it capsized on Sept. 8, 2019, shortly after departing the Port of Brunswick. The entire crew was rescued safely. Company representatives did not immediately return messages seeking comment.

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Source: WSB-TV


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