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Bulk operator faces large claim after buying dirty bunker

Bulk operator Integrity Bulk has been struck by a million dollar claim after buying bad bunker oil for a chartered vessel. The problem of contaminated fuel oil has now impacted several key ports.

Martin Egvang founded Integrity Bulk in 2014, when he left his position as Vice President at Clipper. | Photo: Integrity Bulk

A Copenhagen based bulk operator has become the focus of a dispute regarding dirty bunker in a case that reveals the current difficulties faced by shipping companies when tanking their vessels.

For several months, the issue of contaminated fuel oil has spread across the world and now includes key ports such as Houston, Panama and Singapore which saw several vessel engines damaged.

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