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MPA to mandate SS 648:2019 for MFM bunkering operations from 1 May 2020

TR 48:2015 will cease to apply by end November 2020; all in-service bunker cargo officers and bunker surveyors are required to attend SSA or IBIA refresher courses.

25 Feb 2020

Shell Singapore oil heist: Third offender pleads guilty for gas oil theft

A former tanker captain pleads guilty to six counts of abetting to dishonestly receiving stolen property.

06 Jan 2020

Thoresen Shipping Singapore takes Minerva Bunkering to court over alleged off-spec fuel damages

Thor Achiever received 492.123 mt of VLSFO product at Singapore port on or about 17 to 18 November 2019; operation of bulker affected after using bunkers.

30 Jan 2020

Septo Trading Inc initiates arrest order for bunker tanker “C Rock” at Piraeus court

BNP Paribas, Unicredit, Vilma Oil, Sahara Energy Resource Limited, AOT Trading AG, and World Fuel Services among other litigants and banks involved in claim.

09 Jan 2020

Exclusive: Singapore top bunker suppliers reveal estimated sales volume for 2019

MPA updated its list of top bunker suppliers by volume in 2019; the republic ended 2019 with 45 accredited bunker suppliers, lower than 51 in 2018.

24 Jan 2020

Singapore: MPA introduces enhanced precautions for shore personnel and crew

At present, no crew and passengers are allowed to disembark in Singapore, crew change is not permitted, and all suspected COVID-19 cases will be tested.

24 Mar 2020

Monjasa in bunker claim against “Jutta”; operator may counterclaim over alleged off spec fuel

Blumenthal Asia requesting time limit extension for serving its defence to 13 March 2020; to obtain additional legal advice due to bunker contract being signed under U.S. law.

31 Jan 2020

Survey: Singapore physical bunker players not as widely hit, despite fall in crude oil prices

Manifold Times checks with industry players on how the recent sharp fall in crude oil prices have affected each node along the marine fuels supply chain in Singapore.

12 Mar 2020

U.S. Treasury sanctions oil trading firms for allegedly facilitating Iranian regime

Petro Grand FZE, Alphabet International DMCC, Swissol Trade DMCC, Alam Al Tharwa General Trading LLC, and Alwaneo LLC Co reportedly falsified origin of Iranian petroleum.

20 Mar 2020

Singapore bunker survey and marine refuelling ops adapt to effects of Coronavirus

Three bunker buyers and the Association of Bunker Industry (Singapore) provide an overview of how COVID-19 has changed the Singapore maritime industry.

27 Feb 2020

Photo Essay: “Marine Vicky” in multi-agency emergency preparedness exercise at Singapore port

The emergency preparedness exercise involving SCDF, PCG, MPA, and Sinanju was carried out on the LNG dual-fuel bunker tanker at Raffles Anchorage on 17 March, learned Manifold Times.

20 Mar 2020

Ethoz Capital seeks to reclaim debt from Singapore bunker supplier A Dot Marine

Seeking for debt repayment of approximately $953,000, including property as part of an Instrument of Mortgage arrangement entered in 12 September 2017 and other contracts.

14 Jan 2020

Captain of “Prime South” jailed in Shell Pulau Bukom gas oil theft

Ship captain jailed 5.5 years from profiting in MGO theft from Shell’s Pulau Bukom refinery at Singapore.

20 Dec 2019

Singapore bunker supplier Brightoil Petroleum (S’pore) Pte. Ltd. to be disposed by parent company

‘It is most appropriate and in the Shareholders’ interest to delineate the Group from BOPS through disposal of the Company’s interest in BOPS,’ says Board of Brightoil.

04 Feb 2020

Thoresen Shipping Singapore withdraws damage claims against Minerva Bunkering

The dry bulk shipping arm of Thoresen Thai Agencies filed for claims over vessel damages in January, due to alleged off-spec marine fuel and breach(es) of contract.

20 Feb 2020

Malaysia: MMEA detains unnamed oil tanker in Johor waters

Inspection found the ship was manned by 7 crew members, however 2 of the crew members, including the ship Master, are missing.

19 Feb 2020

VPS highlights significance of recording Bunker Delivery Note seal numbers

Focuses on the lack of awareness on the importance of recording BDN seal numbers - which protects buyers and sellers in the event of a quality dispute.

18 Feb 2020

Malaysia: Mongolia-flagged oil tanker detained by MMEA in Johor waters

Marine Prime being investigated over failure of meeting ‘Safe Manning Certificate’ and anchoring in a non-anchorage area without permission.

15 Jan 2020

Shipping agency Armada (Singapore) Pte Ltd voluntarily winds up operations

Winding up application is scheduled to be heard before the Court sitting at the High Court of Singapore at 10.00 a.m. on 20 March 2020.

06 Mar 2020

Eurofins: Shipowners and Crew ‘most vulnerable’ in complex bunker fuel supply ‘deadlock’

‘There is no solution on the horizon until a statistical study and scientific consensus is reached clearly about Deleterious Materials,’ states Technical Sales Manager.

21 Feb 2020

Sinanju Tankers takes delivery of “Marine Vicky”, ranks amongst fastest growing local firms

Firm recorded a compound annual growth rate of 237.3% from 2015 to 2018, according to data compiled by The Straits Times and Statista.

15 Jan 2020

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