Staroil Energy seeking bunker claim from ex-operator of oil tanker “Lai Bao”
Singapore-based Staroil Energy Pte Ltd has started legal proceedings against the owner/demise charterer of the oil products tanker Lai Bao (IMO 9444807), a vessel formerly known as Bossoil 1, at the High Court of the Republic of Singapore, according to court documents obtained by Manifold Times.
It is seeking payment of bunkers totalling approximately US $117,700 provided to the 6,500 dwt vessel Bossoil 1, earlier owned by Bossoil Energy Pte Ltd, for deliveries between the period of March to June 2016.
Lai Bao is currently owned by Charm Starlight Limited, a company linked to Bossoil Energy, claims Staroil Energy.
The vessel was arrested at Singapore port on 18 April, 2019.
Details of the six unpaid bunker invoices to Bossoil 1 are as follows:
- Principle sum of USD 15,4750 for supply of 48.5 metric tonnes (mt) of marine gas oil (MGO) on 4 March 2016
- Principle sum of USD 11,213.99 for supply of 48.292 mt of marine fuel oil (MFO) 180 centistokes (cSt) on 23 March 2016
- Principle sum of USD 7,049.57 for supply of 17.847 mt of MGO on 26 April 2016
- Principle sum of USD 30,307.15 for supply of 100 mt of MFO 180 cSt and 30 mt of MGO on 7 May 2016
- Principle sum of USD 16,890.00 for supply of 30 mt of MGO on 21 May 2016
- Principle sum of USD 36,777.10 for supply of 81.888 mt of MFO 180 cSt and 37.328 mt of MGO on 18 June 2016
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Published: 16 May, 2019
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