Punta Arenas-based bunkering firm Transpetrol Chile Bunkering on Sunday (29 March) said on LinkedIn it has started to “limit” marine refuelling operations, while its staff has started working from home due to COVID-19.
The company’s statement to the maritime community is as follows:
Transpetrol has made the decision to close its service station and together with this limit its aviation and bunkering operations for the next 15 days, this decision was made by management in order to safeguard the health of its collaborators, customers and suppliers, the health crisis that affects the entire population makes it imperative to make these kinds of decisions, the management and administrative staff are working from home from March 26.
In case we have to attend to any urgent request, please contact the following email accounts:
Photo credit: Transpetrol Chile Bunkering
Published: 30 March, 2020
The bunker player at Hong Kong and Chinese ports shares with Manifold Times what local shipping sectors went through during the early days of COVID-19 and how business is resuming.
April bunker sales results released on Wednesday caught several players, who expected volume to fall due to lower international trade and COVID-19, by surprise.
‘OTPL has a strong group of employees who have the requisite expertise and experience in ship chartering and management, which has commercial value and should be kept intact.’
Company believes market and business partners ‘likely to have greater confidence and comfort in continuing business dealings’ if placed under judicial management, says Director.
Panellists covered several marine fuel related topics including bunker fuel quality testing, COVID-2019, and long term storage of VLSFOs experienced during the first 100-day period.
Latest development alleges Chua Chin Lan facing total debt of approximately USD 5 million due to personal guarantees undertaken with Innovek and Global Energy Trading.