Denmark’s Defense Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen (pictured above) has been asked by Naser Khader, a member of the Danish Parliament, to determine if Dan-Bunkering is involved in European Union (EU) sanctioned activities over the Syrian war, according to Danish media DR.
Unioil Supply, a sister firm of Dan-Bunkering and the largest supplier of fuel to Denmark’s military, and cannot be associated with the country’s military if allegations are true, says Khader.
Dan-Bunkering on Wednesday (1 May) issued to Manifold Times a statement stating it has not violated EU’s sanctions against Syria.
Danish news agency DR on 28 April reported Middelfart-based international bunker trading firm Dan-Bunkering allegedly being involved in delivering jet fuel to Russian fighter aircraft during the Syria war.
In summary, DR claimed Dan-Bunkering delivered jet fuel to Syria from January 2016 to May 2017; a minimum of DKK 104 million (US $1.5. million) was transacted through at least six deliveries totalling 30,000 metric tonnes (mt).
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Photo credit: Danish Ministry of Defence
Published: 3 May, 2019
‘The JMs have failed to discharge their duties by blindly helping the Banks mount a false case against the Defendant,’ wrote defence lawyers representing former IPP Director Dr Goh Jian Hian in court statement.
Lead prosecutor Andreas Myllerup Laursen aims for a fine and a prison sentence in the so-called Syria case scheduled to commence in Odense, Denmark on 26 October, writes the Danish publication.
In a modern re-telling of the story of David versus Goliath, local bunker barge owners/charterers successfully resisted claims brought in the Singapore courts by Phillips 66 for misdelivery of bunkers.
Bunker barge owners and operators; traders and suppliers; banks, including players in other countries, will have to re-examine respective operations, advises Helmsman Associate Director Jonathan Tan.
Vopak BL was a non-essential document with no contractual force and had no effect as a contract of carriage or as a document of title, states written Judgement issued by Singapore Court of Appeal.
Dwivedi Vivek Kumar ended his tenure as Global Head – Bitumen & Shipping & Regional Head – APAC at GP Global APAC on 10 November 2020 due to internal structuring of the GP Global Group.