MPA Enhances Quality of Bunkering

During the opening ceremony of this year’s SIBCON in Singapore, Minister Lui announced the introduction of an information sheet on licensed bunker suppliers and an industry guide for the use of mass flow metering system. Minister Lui said that MPA will publish an information sheet on licensed bunker suppliers in the Port of Singapore in its efforts to allow shipowners to make more informed decisions in appointing bunker suppliers. Minister Lui also shared that MPA has developed an industry guide for the use of mass flow metering system.

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Singapore Authorities Arrest Ships for Unpaid Debt

Two vessels have been arrested by Singapore authorities due to debts of around $4.7 million. The vessels were belonging to Italian shipping firm Rizzo Bottiglieri De Carlini Armatori SPA (RBD Armatori). The first vessel was the 109,000-deadweight tonne crude oil tanker, Adele Marina Rizzo, and the second the 178,000-tonne dry bulk carrier, Cavaliere Grazia Bottiglieri.

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