Nordic bank Nordea is currently reviewing guidelines for shipping customers regarding hazardous vessel scrapping. Danske Bank is also evaluating the issue of carriers' scrapping in Asia, the banks tell ShippingWatch.
Bank ING, one of the three biggest creditors in the OW Bunker case, and two US-based OW subsidiaries have declined to raise the claim in the compensation case to DKK 2.2 billion. "I'm very puzzled," liquidator Pernille Bigaard tells ShippingWatch.
Robert Bugbee, CEO of Maersk Tankers' top competitor Scorpio Tankers, has great expectations for the Maersk family after its acquisition of Maersk Tankers. "I expect to see the Maersk family as a driving and consolidating force," he tells ShippingWatch.