Singapore barge involved in Hin Leong’s claim against OW Bunker arrested

Singapore barge involved in Hin Leong’s claim against OW Bunker arrested
A picture taken on December 1, 2010 shows a worker of Danish ship fuel supplier OW Bunker walking in front of oil and chemical tanker OW Aalborg.

SINGAPORE - A shipping fuel delivery barge Laguna was arrested on Wednesday by a law firm acting for Singapore-based trader Hin Leong in a claim stemming from the bankruptcy of Denmark's OW Bunker, according to court documents and a legal source.

A Singapore Supreme Court document showed that Laguna was arrested at 12.30 a.m. Singapore time (1630 GMT) by Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP.

Rajah and Tann issued a writ of summons on Nov. 8 on behalf of Hin Leong Trading against O.W.

Bunker Far East (Singapore) for about US$1.3 million worth of bunker fuel delivered to the vessel Laguna at Universal Terminal on or about Nov. 5, one of the documents showed.

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