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.
Photo credit: Port of Fujairah
Published: 16 May, 2019
Seeking bunker claim from 13 unpaid invoices; seven under Term Sales Contracts entered on 30 April 2020 and six under Spot Contracts, according to court documents obtained by Manifold Times.
The representative was providing clarification to a query from Manifold Times when asked if the bunkering licenses of the Hin Leong Trading affiliated company have been permanently revoked.
Patrizia Cosulich becomes first bunker tanker in Singapore to undertake its Mass Flow Meter extension test using the Master Mass Flow Meter, learns bunkering publication Manifold Times.
Bunker claims totalling SGD 628,000 for 88 deliveries of marine gas oil between the period of 7 February 2020 until 15 April 2020, according to documents obtained by Manifold Times.
Event welcomed over 1,100 attendees from 42 countries; delegates visited virtual booths about 4,800 times; while around 5,800 connections were made, according to data from organiser Informa.
Bunker suppliers and bunker craft operators may choose to carry out meter verification using either existing MIMO method OR with the use of a Master Meter.