Tanzania tightens flag

Move follows vessel seizure by Greek Coast Guard.

Tanzania to Crack Down on Ships With Suspicious Cargo

Mohammed Yusuf

Tanzania’s government has de-registered an explosives-laden Libya-bound ship flying the country’s flag when it was seized by Greek authorities earlier this month. The government says it will also take a closer look at ships being registered in the East African country.

Speaking to reporters Thursday at the presidential palace, Tanzanian Vice President Samia Hassan said her government would revoke the license of the ship involved in transporting the explosives, and another ship caught transporting cocaine.

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Source: voanews.com

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