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Bunker One vessel arrested in Ghana: "A regrettable exception"

Ghana's maritime authorities arrested a ship chartered by supplier Bunker One last week. The incident comes only a few months after the company entered the market in West Africa. CEO calls the arrest a regrettable exception.

Bunker One charters vessel Thornton from British owner Union Maritime. The vessel was arrested in Ghana last week. | Photo: PR / Union Maritime

Danish fuel supplier Bunker One has run into trouble in Ghana shortly after entering the notoriously difficult market in West Africa.

The company has been fined for attempting to deliver bunker oil to a ship off the coast of Ghana without getting permission from the local authorities.

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