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Two more bunker traders axed by MPA

Singapore: The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has revoked the bunker supplier and bunker craft operator licences of another couple of operators – Hong Fatt Oil Trading and Tankoil Marine Services.

“MPA’s separate investigations into the two companies revealed discrepancies and wrongful declarations in the records kept on board their bunker tankers. There were also incidences of transfers of bunkers between bunker tankers that were done without MPA’s approval,” MPA said in a release today.

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Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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