Inter-Pacific Group Pte Ltd, the parent firm of former Singapore bunker supplier and bunker craft operator Inter-Pacific Petroleum (IPP), has filed a winding up application at the High Court of the Republic of Singapore on 2 March, according to the Government Gazette on Friday.
The winding up application is directed to be heard before the Court Sitting at Singapore at 10:00am, on 27 March.
“[…] any creditor or contributory of the company desiring to support or oppose the making of an order on the winding up application may appear at the time of hearing by himself or his counsel for that purpose; and a copy of the winding up application will be furnished to any creditor or contributory of the company requiring the copy of the winding up application by the undersigned on payment of the regulated charge for the same,” said a statement.
Any person who intends to appear on the hearing of the winding up application must serve on or send by post to LVM Law Chambers LLC, the solicitors of Inter-Pacific Group, notice in writing of his intention to do so.
The notice must state the name and address of the person, or, if a firm, the name and address of the firm, and must be signed by the person, firm, or his or their solicitor (if any) and must be served, or, if posted, must be sent by post in sufficient time to reach LVM Law Chambers LLC not later than 12:00 pm of 26 March 2020 (the day before the day appointed for the hearing of the winding up application).
A timeline organised list of events preceding the current development have been recorded by Manifold Times below:
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Published: 16 March, 2020
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