Op Irini boards Syrian flagged vessel

The last week of October saw another vessel boarding and inspection done by the EUNavFor Operation Irini in the Mediterranean to prevent violations of an arms embargo on Libya.

The merchant vessel Capt Aveda, a Syrian flagged general cargo vessel, was put under the microscope by a boarding team from the French frigate Latouche-Treville. She was boarded in international waters, 150nm north-west of Tobruk.

Source: defenceweb.co.za

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