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Vietnam: Fishing vessel with 30,000 litres of undocumented diesel oil detained

Reconnaissance Task Force No.2 discovered ‘modified’ fishing vessel BTr 99996 behaving suspiciously at the Binh Thuan sea area on 30 March.

Apr 02 2020

U.S. court fines Singapore-based Unix Line USD 1.65 million over oily waste discharges

Company also placed on probation for four years and ordered to enforce a comprehensive Environmental Compliance Plan as a special condition of probation.

Mar 25 2020

PMI Trading responds to Nustar Energy over alleged off-spec bunker fuel supply at Houston

Seeks to enforce either arbitration clause under contract or to dismiss NuStar and TPP respective liability claims, according to documents obtained by Manifold Times.

Mar 24 2020

Jungwon Maritime faces winding up application from Eastern Navigation Pte Ltd

Bunker trading house Praxis Energy Agents Pte Ltd has earlier initiated a winding up application against Jungwon Maritime at the High Court in Singapore in 2019.

Mar 23 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.

Mar 20 2020

Singapore: Inter-Pacific Group files for winding up application at High Court

Winding up application directed to be heard before the court sitting of the High Court of the Republic of Singapore at 10:00am on 27 March.

Mar 16 2020

PetroChina International (Singapore) Pte Ltd winds up CV Shipping Pte Ltd

CV Shipping is believed to be a 50/50 joint venture between PetroChina International (Singapore) Pte Ltd and Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA).

Mar 16 2020

Malaysia: Crew of two Mongolian-flagged oil tankers fined by Johor Court

Skippers of both vessels pleaded guilty and were fined MYR 20,000 at the Kota Tinggi Courthouse; vessels to be released upon payment of fines.

Mar 12 2020

Malaysia: MMEA detains oil tanker and two Singapore-registered supply boats

All three vessels were caught in an alleged illegal ship to ship operation 12.3 nautical miles east of Tanjung Balau on Wednesday morning, according to MMEA.

Mar 11 2020

Malaysia: PPM confiscates “Hoe Hup 99” with 450,000 litres of diesel in Labuan

Captain of oil tanker could not produce a record for the sale and purchase of the diesel, which has since been confiscated along with the vessel.

Mar 10 2020

Vietnam: Vessel with 80,000 litres of undocumented diesel oil detained

TG 90214 TS detained at the Southwest coastal area by task force of Coast Guard Region 4 Command and escorted to Nam Can Ca Mau port.

Mar 10 2020

IBIA: Revision of EGCS guidelines completed

Revised guidelines on scrubber air and water discharge performance made more stringent; to be adopted after the MEPC meeting in early April.

Mar 10 2020

Malaysia: Marine police seize diesel cargo worth MYR 1.5 million

Cargo vessel carrying 20,000 litres of undocumented diesel detained in Bintulu; case referred to Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs.

Mar 09 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.

Mar 06 2020

The Shipowners’ Club: Legal costs cover and IMO 2020

Maritime insurer discusses potential commercial disputes it foresees post IMO 2020, and outlines response parameters for legal costs covers.

Mar 06 2020

Brazil: Condition of “MV Stellar Banner” stable after grounding, says navy

Stakeholders remain in close coordination to resolve the incident as soon as possible while obeying safety rules and procedures, says Brazilian Navy.

Mar 05 2020

Cambodia: Cameroon-registered tanker “MT Courageous” detained

3,912 dwt MT Courageous with 16 crew onboard found illegally anchored in Cambodian waters by Coast Guard.

Mar 03 2020

Singapore-based shipper terminates hauling Venezuela oil due to sanctions

Mercantile & Maritime iterates stance as a group operating in full compliance with trade laws and maritime regulations.

Mar 03 2020

Brightoil release of outstanding financial results delayed by COVID-19

Current auditor cannot travel to PRC to perform any audit procedures on the outstanding financial results, it states.

Mar 02 2020

Dry Bulk Singapore Pte Ltd filing for protection against creditors

Application under Section 211B(1) of the Companies Act to be heard before High Court of Singapore on 16 March.

Mar 02 2020

Singapore-based Unix Line pleads guilty to illegally discharging bilge waste

U.S. Court sentencing scheduled for 20 March; maximum statutory penalty is six years’ imprisonment and a fine.

Feb 28 2020

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