Danish bunker companies' ship hijacked off Africa

The collapse and alleged financial fraud at OW Bunker only paints part of the picture of an industry that can also be life-threatening. ShippingWatch tells the story about how two Danish bunker companies were recently attacked and fired upon off the coast of West Africa, after which their ship was hijacked.
Photo: Endofa
Photo: Endofa

The alleged financial fraud at OW Bunker merely represents one aspect of the global bunker industry. It can in fact be downright life-threatening to be part of the industry, as two Danish bunker companies learned this summer when their ship was fired upon and subsequently hijacked off the coast of West Africa.

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