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Company Pays $75,000 Penalty for Using Lower & Unauthorized Rates

The Federal Maritime Commission ordered Blue Cargo Group, LLC of Miami, FL, to pay $75,000 as compromise for obtaining transportation at less than applicable rates and charges.


The compromise agreement alleged that between August 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016, Blue Cargo knowingly and willfully obtained ocean transportation for property at less than the rates or charges that would otherwise be applicable by the device or means of improperly utilizing rates limited to certain “named accounts” in service contract nos. AEF161283, LH9316, 16-1554, and S16ASC111A.

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