The Libyan Marine Special Forces are seen, in a video posted on their Facebook page, firing upon the “A Whale” crude oil tanker as it attempted to enter, without authorization, the Es Sider terminal in northern Libya last week.

It has been a rough year for the crew of A-Whale. Earlier this year the TMT-owned tanker and her crew were abandoned for six months off Suez as the company went through bankruptcy proceedings.

SEE ALSO: Libya Warns Will Destroy Tankers Illegally Exporting Oil

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    • Casey

      She’s a ore/bulk carrier – converted into a “super” skimmer for the Deepwater Horizon spill

  • Joe

    Where in the video does anything actually get fired? There is a misfire of the high-precision deck-mounted weapon around the 45 second mark, but I can’t find any other trigger events.

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