NEW ORLEANS — An energy company has been awarded $1.22 million in past due accounts for fuel.
Martin Energy Services LLC filed a complaint on June 6 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against M/V Bourbon Petrel, Bourbon Petrel SNC and Bourbon Offshore Greenmar S.A. The court has found that the plaintiff is entitled to sums due for the fuel provided to the defendants, plus interest.
The court ordered M/V Bourbon Petrel, M/V OMS Resolution and M.V Miss Lilly to pay $314,013, $355,212 and $557,069.29.
According to Commercial Instruments and Maritime Liens Act, the provider of the fuel to a vessel has a maritime lien on the vessel which they may bring a civil action to enforce the lien at any time.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case No. is 2:14-CV-02986.