The 1,700 dwt Togo-flagged bunker tanker Lamar has been seized by the Libya Navy on 14 March over suspected oil smuggling activities, reports Reuters.
“The naval forces seized a Togo-flagged oil tanker in the territorial waters without permissions from the state of Libya. It has the name Lamar,” said naval forces spokesman Ayoub Qassem.
“It was captured [late on Wednesday] about eight miles off Abu Kamash town, near the border with Tunisia,” he said.
The vessel was transporting 950,000 litres of fuel when captured; its eight Greek crew members have been arrested with the case referred to the country’s legal system.
Investigation by Reuters showed the Lamar switching off its transponder on 7 March while in Tunisian waters.
The Lamar is a 1966-built bunker tanker owned by Muraco Management Corporation, accordinfg to a shipping database; the vessel is operatored by Pak Marine & Shipping Services.
Published: 19 March, 2018
Buyers can nominate deliveries on platform and plan operations together with suppliers following ‘one single truth’ concept with all players aware of what has been agreed when and by whom, says DNV spokesman.
Rotterdam’s intention to mandate the usage of MFMs goes down well with licensed bunker supplier VT Group; MFM providers supportive of move but stressed continuous monitoring is needed for optimum performance.
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