German bunker company Bomin denies having supplied dirty bunker fuel oil to vessel Thorco Lineage, which ran aground this summer after suffering engine failure in the southern Pacific.
The ship ran aground in Polynesia in June and had to be helped free by the French coast guard, which feared a potential oil spill. Contaminated bunker fuel was shortly thereafter mentioned by Thorco Shipping as a possible cause for the engine failure.
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