NYK tankers to skip Fujairah for bunkering operations

NYK tankers to skip Fujairah for bunkering operations


Shipping company Nippon Yusen has decided to stop its tanker fleet from conducting bunkering operations at Fujairah port due to safety concerns, a spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday (15 May).

Maersk Tankers, meanwhile, says they will closely monitor developments within the region.

Four commercial ships, including the UAE-flagged bunker tanker A. Michel, were attacked on Sunday near UAE territorial waters in the Gulf of Oman, east of Fujairah.

Al Arabia Bunkering Company (ABC), the operator of A. Michel, offered Manifold Times no comment on the matter when contacted on Monday.

To date, United States authorities have issued statements condemning the attacks.

U.S. President Donald Trump said “it will be a very bad mistake” if Iran, a country currently subjected to trade sanctions by the U.S., tries to provoke further tensions within the region.

Related: UAE confirms ‘sabotage operations’ on four commercial vessels
Related: U.S. condemns ‘sabotage’ on vessels, including bunker tanker



Photo credit: Port of Fujairah
Published: 16 May, 2019

 

Oil Price

Top Ports Price $/mt Change High Low Spread
Singapore 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Fujairah 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Rotterdam 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Hong Kong 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Antwerp 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Top Ports Price $/mt Change High Low Spread
Singapore 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Fujairah 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Rotterdam 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Hong Kong 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Antwerp 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Top Ports Price $/mt Change High Low Spread
Singapore 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Fujairah 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Rotterdam 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Hong Kong 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00
Antwerp 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00 000.00

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