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Shippers complain to the EU about liner companies' emergency BAF

The European Shippers' Council has now formally submitted a letter to the EU Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, with a complaint about the liner companies' new emergency bunker surcharge. Read the letter here.

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Damage claims from bad bunker grow in number

Nobody seems to have a well-documented explanation for where the bad bunker currently plaguing the shipping sector really comes from. Meanwhile, each day brings a new case of damaged engines. A Norden ship is the latest to report issues with bad bunker.

Maersk Line is prepared for bad bunker

Maersk Line has procedures in place to avoid being impacted by the widespread issue of contaminated bunker which has plagued several shipping companies recently.

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