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Rio Tinto introduces Hin Leong clause in contracts

Mining firm Rio Tinto has introduced a clause in its contracts with shipping lines saying that ships may not carry fuel from Hin Leong, Argus Media writes.

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One of the world's largest mining companies, Rio Tinto, is attempting to shield itself against the problems of oil trading group Hin Leong.

According to Argus Media, Rio Tinto has introduced a clause in its contracts with shipping companies that states a ship may not carry fuel from Hin Leong or its subsidiary Ocean Bunkering.

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