Maersk sues Glencore for bad bunker oil – wants million dollar compensation

Maersk accuses Glencore of having supplied low quality bunker for two of its container ships in 2018. The ships subsequently experienced engine problems, and Maersk wants millions of dollars in compensation for the damages.

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Maersk takes major commodity trader Glencore to court, claiming that Glencore supplied bad bunker to two of Maersk's ships in 2018.

Maersk wants compensation from Glencore for a little over USD 6 million. The sum covers damages to engines on container ships Maersk Sofia and Maersk Aras, which the container line says were caused by contaminated bunker fuel oil supplied by Glencore.

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