Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Ras Lanuf O&G facility

Stored Crude Might Be Shipped From Blockaded Libyan Ports

by Aidan Lewis (Reuters) – A limited reopening of Libyan oil terminals could allow the export of some crude oil and condensate stored at Es Sider, Brega, Zueitina and Hariga,...

August 19, 2020
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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Maritime News

Ships Evacuated After Missile Strike Near Tripoli Port

By Ahmed Elumami and Emma Farge TRIPOLI/GENEVA, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Eastern Libyan forces said they attacked the sea port of Libya’s capital on Tuesday to target a weapons depot,...

February 18, 2020
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Thursday, November 28, 2019
drillship Yavuz

Turkey Signs Maritime Boundaries Deal With Libya

by Daren Butler (Reuters) – Libya’s internationally recognized government and Turkey have signed an agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea that could complicate Ankara’s disputes over energy exploration...

November 28, 2019
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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Libya Seizes Greek Tanker Suspected of Fuel Smuggling and Arrests Crew

By Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI, March 15 (Reuters) – Libya’s naval forces seized a Togo-flagged fuel tanker and arrested its Greek crew on suspicion they planned to smuggle oil out of...

March 15, 2018
Total Views: 13

Monday, October 2, 2017
iranian crude supertanker
Maritime News

Libya’s Benghazi Port Reopens After 3-Year Closure Due to Clashes

BENGHAZI, Libya, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Benghazi’s commercial port officially reopened on Sunday after a three-year closure due to fighting between rival factions in the east Libyan city. To mark...

October 2, 2017
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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Maritime Security Incidents

Libya Captures Two Oil Tankers After Firefight

By Ahmed Elumami (Reuters) Libyan naval forces captured two vessels suspected of smuggling oil from the North African country after gun battles lasting several hours west of the capital Tripoli, a...

April 29, 2017
Total Views: 17

Monday, February 13, 2017

Libya’s Bouri Field Loads First Tanker -NOC

TRIPOLI, Feb 12 (Reuters) – A new floating storage and offloading (FSO) platform has loaded a first tanker with oil from Libya’s offshore Bouri field, the National Oil Corporation (NOC)...

February 13, 2017
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Maritime News

World News: Libya Ramps Up Crude Exports as Ports Reopen for First Time Since 2014

By Saleh Sarrar and Hatem Mohareb (Bloomberg) — Libya boosted crude production by more than 70 percent since August as some oil fields resumed output and export terminals in the...

September 20, 2016
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Saturday, September 3, 2016
Libya Migrants Swimming From Overcrowded Boat

Libyan Navy Attacks Migrant Rescue Ship

by Chris Stephen (TheGuardian) Chaotic and deadly scenes are unfolding off the Libyan coast as record numbers of migrants attempt the dangerous crossing to Europe. More than 13,000 migrants were...

September 3, 2016
Total Views: 22

Friday, August 19, 2016

Libyan NOC Tanker Loads Oil From Threatened Port

By Ayman al-Warfalli (Reuters) A tanker sent by Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) began to load oil on Thursday at the country’s eastern Zueitina port, after rival forces stationed in the area agreed...

August 19, 2016
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Sunday, July 31, 2016
File photo of smoke rising from burning oil storage tanks in the port of Ras Lanuf, Libya

Libya Government To Reopen Ports

(Reuters) Libya’s U.N.-backed government has signed a deal with an armed brigade controlling the major Ras Lanuf and Es Sider oil ports to end a blockade and restart exports from...

July 31, 2016
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Thursday, May 12, 2016
Maritime News

UN Removes Libyan Oil Tanker from Blacklist

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, May 12 (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council on Thursday removed from a U.N. blacklist an Indian-flagged tanker that was recently prevented from shipping...

May 12, 2016
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Sunday, February 14, 2016
Captain Khayyam Tanker
Maritime News

Foreign Tanker Seized By Libyan Navy

(Reuters) Libyan naval forces have seized a Sierra Leone-flagged tanker on suspicion of illegally entering Libyan waters in an attempt to smuggle gasoline, authorities said on Saturday. The vessel, the...

February 14, 2016
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Maritime News

Islamic State Hits Storage Tanks at Libya’s Biggest Oil Ports

By Claudia Carpenter, Saleh Sarrar and Hatem Mohareb (Bloomberg) — Libya’s National Oil Corp. issued a “cry for help” as Islamic State militants attacked oil storage tanks in the region...

January 6, 2016
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Monday, January 4, 2016
Maritime News

Islamic State Targeting Libya’s Main Oil Export Terminals

BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Islamic State militants clashed with security forces near Libya’s Es Sider oil export terminal on Monday killing two guards, while an oil storage tank...

January 4, 2016
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Thursday, July 9, 2015
iranian crude supertanker

Libya Government Will Seize Any Tanker Approaching Main Oil Port

  By Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI, July 9 (Reuters) – Libyan security forces guarding the country’s major Ras Lanuf oil port will seize any tankers approaching the terminal without permission after...

July 9, 2015
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Sunday, May 31, 2015
Migrant Refuges in Sicilian

Over 5,000 Rescued In Mediterranean Migrant Crisis, 17 Die

(Reuters) The corpses of 17 migrants were brought ashore in Sicily aboard an Italian naval vessel on Sunday along with 454 survivors as efforts intensified to rescue people fleeing war...

May 31, 2015
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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Libya Airstrike Sets Oil Tanker Ablaze

By Nayla Razzouk and Saleh Sarrar (Bloomberg) — Warplanes deployed by Libya’s internationally recognized government bombed an oil tanker at a terminal controlled by the nation’s rival Islamist leaders, killing one person, the regional...

May 24, 2015
Total Views: 3

black ship silhouette
Maritime News

Libyan Warplanes Attack Oil Tanker Off Coast

Warplanes from Libya's official government attacked an oil tanker off the coast near the city of Sirte on Sunday, wounding two people, officials said.

May 24, 2015
Total Views: 5

Monday, May 11, 2015

Turkish Cargo Ship Comes Under Fire Off Libya, Crewmember Killed

Forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government said on Monday they shelled a Turkish ship off the Libyan coast after it was warned not to approach, and one crew member was killed in what Turkey described as a "contemptible attack".

May 11, 2015
Total Views: 3