Bunker firm prepared to settle in case about Thorco wreck

Bunker supplier Trans-Tec has sent a settlement offer to shipping company Thorco Shipping. Thorco accuses the company of having delivered contaminated fuel to vessel Thorco Lineage, which ran aground last year.

Vessel Thorco Lineage ran aground by the island Raroia off French Polynesia in June 2018. Thorco was chartering the ship from an unknown owner. | Photo: PR / Maritime Nationale

Bunker company Trans-Tec is prepared to enter a settlement in the case of a Thorco vessel that ran aground in the Pacific last year.

Freighter Thorco Lineage was shipwrecked in June 2018, when it suffered engine failure off Polynesia. Thorco claims that the problems were due to contaminated fuel purchased from Trans-Tec.

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