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UASC sues bunker major for bad fuel

United Arab Shipping Company, which was acquired by Hapag-Lloyd last year, has sued a noted bunker group for on one occasion supplying fuel of such poor quality that it had to be debunkered from the ship's tanks.

Photo: UASC

Bunker supplier World Fuel Services has been sued by a major liner shipping company for supplying fuel of such poor quality that it had to be debunkered to prevent damage to the vessel's systems.

The shipping company also claims that the delivered amount of fuel was less than agreed upon.

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