Navig8 pool accuses Glencore and Valero of supplying bad bunker

VL8 Pool, managed by Navig8, accuses Glencore and Valero of having supplied contaminated bunker fuel to a ship in March 2018. The ship suffered engine failure in the Indian Ocean.

Photo: PR / Navig8 Chemical Tankers

Another dispute on the bad bunker that circulated in 2018 and caused problems for hundreds of ships now ends up in court.

On Monday this week, a tanker pool managed by Navig8 filed claims against commodity trader Glencore and oil firm Valero, accusing them of having supplied contaminated fuel to a ship in March 2018.

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