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Mauritius turns to Saudi fuel cargoes after court bans Indian supplies


By Jean Paul Arouff and Aditi ShahPORT LOUIS/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The island-nation of Mauritius has started buying fuel from Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco after a court ordered a ban on Indian fuel supplies because of a dispute between the country and a shipping firm.For years, Indian oil refiner Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) has been the sole supplier to Mauritius of fuels such as gasoline and diesel. However, an Indian court has ordered a ship loaded with fuel from MRPL for the island to stay in port until the Mauritian government settles an ...

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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 15:34 IST