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Monjasa tanker convicted in Nigeria oil case

A tanker vessel from Danish bunker company Monjasa, two involved companies and 14 crew members have been convicted for illegal bunker trading in Nigeria, report several African media.

A court in Nigeria has convicted a tanker vessel from Danish bunker company Monjasa, the MT Anuket Emerald, as well as two companies and 14 crew members of engaging in illegal bunker trading, report several Nigerian news media.

On March 8th, a Nigerian naval vessel arrested the MT Anuket Emerald off the coast of Nigeria due to suspicions of illegal oil trading. The tanker vessel was subsequently handed over to authorities, after which the vessel as well as two companies and 14 crew members from Russia, Ukraine and the Philippines were charged on four points in the case.

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