Ships warned away from Ras Lanuf
Ships in danger if they approach.
Libya’s recognised govt warns tankers away from Ras Lanuf port
BY AHMED ELUMAMI
Libyan security forces guarding the country’s major Ras Lanuf oil port will seize any tankers approaching the terminal without permission after a force majeure was lifted there, the country’s recognised government said on Thursday.
The warning over Ras Lanuf illustrates how the OPEC country’s oil industry is caught up in a power struggle between two rival governments and their armed forces who have each appointed competing figures in the state oil company.
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