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Danish Defense has held meetings with Unioil about Syria case

Danish Defense has discussed the Syria case with its major supplier Unioil and its owner, Bunker Holding, in physical meetings as well as in writing. The Defense is interested in the case because Unioil has the same owner as Dan-Bunkering. "The dialog has been – and is – continuous," says the Defense in a comment.

Singapore reports all bunker barges ready for 2020

All 199 bunker barges in Singapore have been fitted with mass flow meters and are ready to deliver different fuel types starting at the turn of the year, says the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

Bunker sector preparing for legal battles after 2020

The new low-sulfur fuels will lead to more legal battles, the bunker sector expects. As such, several stakeholders are strengthening their staff with lawyers and personnel with deep technical experience. One of these is Bunker Holding.

Endofa submits incomplete financial report

The owners of bunker company Endofa have submitted an incomplete financial report in which all key items show zero. This is due to the fact that the annual reports from its foreign subsidiaries were not completed in time, CEO tells ShippingWatch.

Bunker companies were part of Russian game in Syria

Dan-Bunkering is far from the only company to supply jet fuel to Russian tanker ships, which, according to US authorities, sailed the cargoes to Syria. A Cypriot oil company and a Canadian company are also inviolved. ShippingWatch tells the story about how the companies may have played a role in the Syrian civil war.

Media: Dan-Bunkering owner hires security guards

In an interview with media, USTC owner Torben Østergaard-Nielsen comments on the case concerning Dan-Bunkering's delivery of fuel which was later used in the Syrian civil war. The businessman has had to hire private security guards.

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.

Chairman takes over as CEO of Minerva Bunkering

The former chairman, Tyler Baron, takes over as new chief executive of the former Aegean Marine Petroleum, which has now changed its name to Minerva Bunkering. He previously headed the group of critical shareholders.

Bunker Holding boosts its credit ahead of 2020

Bunker Holding has secured a new and large credit facility with its banks ahead of 2020. "We're not aware of any other bunker company having a credit facility of this scope in place," CEO tells ShippingWatch.

Brightoil's chairman declared bankrupt

The chairman of struggling Brightoil Petroleum has stepped down after a court declared him bankrupt. The now-former chairman guaranteed for part of the company's debt.

New license to combat bunker problems in Rotterdam

The Dutch shipowners have for years been working to introduce a new licensing scheme in order to resolve the bunker problems in Rotterdam. Suppliers, meanwhile, say that shipping companies also carry some of the responsibility.

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