Libya vessel seizure
Libya clamps down on fuel smuggling.
Oil Tankers Seized After Gun Battle in Libya
Two vessels illicitly carrying crude from Libya have been captured by the country’s naval forces after an hours-long gun battle on the coast of Tripoli, according to the navy’s spokesperson.
A Ukraine-flagged ship called Routa and another un-affiliated ship called Stark were captured early Friday morning near Sidi Said, according to Ayoub Qassem of the Libyan navy, who spoke with Reuters.
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