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Libya arrests tanker for smuggling oil

The Libyan Coast Guard arrested a Greece-operated oil tanker, which was suspected of trying to smuggle 6.000 tons of oil out of the country, on August 28. The Liberian-flagged “Levante” was seized off Zawia and was taken to Tripoli, according to a navy spokesman.

UN sanctions tanker for illegal operations in Libya

On 21 July 2017, the United Nations Security Council Committee Concerning Libya announced that it has sanctioned the Tanzanian-flagged products tanker “Capricorn”, due to alleged illegal activities in Libya. The sanction means that the Capricorn is not allowed to enter any port nor to transport or discharge cargo.

Port re-open in Libya

With the exception of Mera El Brega Following their exchanges with Germa Shipping (Libya) via recently re-established e-mail connections, Budd…
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