Bunker supplier temporarily banned from world's biggest port

Port authorities have temporarily banned a bunker supplier from operating in the world's biggest bunker port following inspection. According to the inspection firm, the ban is due to the use of magnets to affect mass flow meters, writes Ship & Bunker.

Inspection company Petro Inspect previously published pictures which, according to the firm, indicate a powerful magnet has been used to interfere with a mass flow meter. | Photo: Petro Inspect

Bunker supplier Southernpec has been temporarily banned from supplying fuel in the world's biggest bunker port, Singapore, informs the local port authority, MPA, in a press release.

The temporary ban comes after an inspection visit by the port authority onboard a Southernpec-operated vessel.

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