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Seoul High Court grants GTT motion to suspend KFTC competition law violation fine

This favorable decision for GTT is currently being reviewed by the Supreme Court of Korea as the KFTC has appealed against it on January 14, 2020.

Jan 18 2021

Shell MGO bunker heist: Second ex-Shell employee pleads guilty to nine charges

Accused’s primary role in the heist was to control the valve to bypass custody transfer meters which would otherwise capture the movement of bunker oil.

Jan 07 2021

Vietnam: Coast Guards detain repeat offender carrying 140,000 litres of illegal DO

Patrol team discovered the vessel on 3 January about 14 nautical miles from the northeast coast of Phú Quốc Island while they were out on patrol.

Jan 06 2021

Singapore: Dan-Bunkering in approximate USD 1 million bunker claim against Berlanga Myanmar

Claim relates to deliveries of MGO to the vessels Pacific Diligence, Pacific Valkyrie, Pacific Defiance, Crest Alpha 1, and Pacific Warlock between March 2020 to April 2020.

Jan 06 2021

Xihe Holdings files for judicial management and winding up of Xihe Capital subsidiaries

The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, 20 January 2021 at 10.00 am and anyone who intends to attend must submit a notice in writing to Xihe’s solicitors.

Jan 05 2021

Hin Leong judicial managers to hold meeting of creditors to discuss fees incurred

According to the notice in the Government Gazette, the meeting will be held electronically on 13 January 2021 at 3.00pm pursuant to COVID-19 safety measures.

Jan 05 2021

Lim family files application to wind up Hin Leong Trading subsidiary, Hin Leong Marine

Application was made on 1 November, 2020 and a hearing has been scheduled for 2.30 pm, Wednesday, 10 February, 2021 at the Singapore High Court.

Jan 05 2021

MMEA detains tanker ‘MT Tahiti’ in Malacca waters for anchoring without a permit

The Malta registered vessel was discovered by the Malacca Marine Department 4.9 nautical miles southwest of Pulau Upeh who then informed the MMEA.

Jan 04 2021

MMEA detains Niue registered tanker for anchoring illegally in eastern Johor waters

The vessel was discovered by the patrol team at 12.40 p.m. around 3.5 nautical miles southeast of Tanjung Penyusop on Wednesday (30 December).

Jan 04 2021

NSL OilChem Waste Management application to wind up Prosper Marine approved

According to the notice, all Prosper Marine’s creditors should file their proof of debt with the appointed liquidators who will be administering all affairs of the company.

Dec 30 2020

Malaysia: Marine Police detains vessel over illegal diesel transfer; oil worth MYR 1.6 million

Marine Police Force Region 3 Tok Bali were alerted by the public to a vessel conducting an unauthorised diesel transfer at a jetty in Pasir Putih Kelantan, said Commander.

Dec 23 2020

MMEA detains St Kitts & Nevis registered tanker for anchoring illegally in eastern Johor

Detention order for the vessel has been issued and two crew members have been brought to the Tanjung Sedili branch of the MMEA office for further investigations.

Dec 22 2020

Malaysia: MMEA detains tanker for anchoring without a permit in southeastern Johor

Vessel was discovered by the patrol team out on Operation Jaksa at 10.30 am around 4.2 nautical miles southeast of Tanjung Piai, said Johor Maritime Director.

Dec 16 2020

Shell MGO bunker heist: First ex-Shell employee to plead guilty over involvement

Ex-employee pleaded guilty to four accounts of abetting criminals in a breach of trust over SGD 49 million worth of gas oil between 2017 and 2018.

Dec 16 2020

Vietnam: Coast Guard detains two vessels over illegal STS transfer of diesel oil

Vessel KG 95395 TS was found carrying 30,000 litres of undocumented diesel oil and had transferred about 4,000 litres to KG 95395 TS.

Dec 15 2020

Bank of China takes legal action against BP Plc and Lim family to recover $312.9 million

BP had withdrawn $125.7 million based on sales of gasoil cargoes to Hin Leong which the bank alleges to be a “fictitious purchase scheme conspiracy”, reports Bloomberg.

Dec 14 2020

Vietnam: Coast guard detains two vessels over total 250,000 litres of illegal diesel oil

Vietnam Coast Guard has implemented a special operation in order to reduce the rate of crime that usually rises before and after the lunar new year.

Dec 14 2020

MACC detains five individuals, including senior officials, over shipping corruption scandal

Allegedly, two senior government officers unlawfully issued exemption letters allowing selected companies to transport HGO in single hull vessels.

Dec 11 2020

IBIA guide to IMO’s latest GHG measures

Initial short-term measures include tightening existing mandatory energy efficiency measures, and introducing new technical and operational efficiency measures.

Dec 11 2020

BP Singapore bunker trial: Court hearing adjourned to late March 2021 [Short update]

Hearing was originally fixed for mention in early November, but was later delayed to take place on 8 December, AGC source tells Manifold Times.

Dec 09 2020

NSL OilChem Waste Management makes application to wind up Prosper Marine

Winding up application directed to be heard at the High Court of the Republic of Singapore on 10 a.m. of 18 December, according to Singapore Gazette notice.

Dec 07 2020

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