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
‘We need to keep in mind the saying “penny wise pound foolish”,’ says Captain Rahul Choudhuri, the Managing Director AMEA at VPS, who stresses on the essential role of the Bunker Surveyor.
Legal representatives met at the High Court on Tuesday to discuss the discharge of KPMG liquidators from all liability in respect of conduct in the course of winding up, show court documents.
Global sentence adjusts to 80 month’s imprisonment term for both Chang and Koh under application of the Masui sentencing framework; fine of SGD 6.2 million against Chang remains unchanged.
Company has been ranked EIGHTH for 2020; ‘we are humbled and proud to be placed amongst the top ten winners of the Enterprise 50 Awards,’ says Satnam Singh, COO, Sing Fuels.
Mads Bjornebye, Manager of Bunker Services at Teekay Tankers Ltd, shares about the company’s perspective of e-BDNs, bunker purchasing & planning tools, while offering his thoughts on future marine fuels.
Maritime sector may find it increasingly challenging to manage bunker prices, Dennis Ho, Managing Director at ElbOil Singapore tells Singapore bunkering publication Manifold Times.