Tanker turns up off Malta
Vessel had believed to have capsized.
Crimean tanker, holed by Libyan coastguard, ends up in Malta
A Crimean oil tanker that was shot at by a Libyan coastguard vessel after refusing orders to stop now lies anchored near the Hurd’s Bank, in Maltese waters.
The Libyans say the ship had loaded an illegal oil shipment or some other form of contraband. Footage shot from aboard the Libyan vessel, which has been uploaded to the internet, shows the coastguard vessel chasing the tanker and ordering it to stop.
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