Court documents show a total of approximately 10,360 metric tonnes (mt) of marine gas oil (MGO) amounting to SGD $5.99 million ($4.52 million) being stolen from Singapore Shell Bukom to date.
The stolen oil was loaded onto three tankers, namely Prime South, Sentek 26 and MT Gaea, which travelled over Asia over the last three months, according to Thomson Reuters.
Investigations showed the theft occurring over a period of three and a half months during normal working hours of the refinery.
Reuters provided a breakdown of the incident dates, volume of gasoil stolen and value of the product:
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Published: 17 January, 2018
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