New oil sanctions will not change daily operations for tanker carriers – for now

There will be no imminent changes to everyday life for tanker operators, even though the EU’s member countries have just agreed on serious measures targeting Russian oil imports. Carriers are still obliged to honor existing contracts, states Maersk Tankers.

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It won’t change the daily procedures for tanker carriers – at least not for the time being – that the European Union has just landed its sixth sanctions package, which entails a ban on imports of Russian oil.

Maersk Tankers states that it will continue to monitor the situation closely and comply with new sanctions, just as the carrier is still obliged to live up to existing contracts.

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