Singapore bunker supplier Brightoil Petroleum (S'pore) Pte Ltd (Brightoil) will submit an application for approval of a six-month moratorium order at the Singapore High Court on 11 January 2019, announced its solicitors on Monday (24 December).
The moratorium order, to be applied under Section 211B of the Companies Act, seeks to protect the company against other forms of legal challenges while Brightoil undergoes restructuring.
According to the announcement, the moratorium states:
The intention to apply for a moratorium was discussed during a High Court session between legal representatives of Brightoil and Petrolimex Singapore Pte Ltd (Petrolimex) on 13 December.
A Pre Trial Conference (PTC) was later privately held between both parties on 19 December.
Petrolimex initiated a winding up application against Brightoil at the Singapore High Court on 23 November over more than USD $30 million owed by the latter.
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Photo credit: Manifold Times
Published: 24 December, 2018
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Individuals were employees of surveying companies engaged by Shell to inspect the volume of oil loaded onto the vessels which Shell supplied oil to; they allegedly accepted bribes totalling at least USD 213,000.
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‘MPA had immediately contacted the relevant bunker suppliers to take necessary steps to ensure that the relevant batch of fuel was no longer supplied. Further investigations are currently on-going,’ it informs.