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Libya's GNMTC buys New Oil Tanker

By John Lee. Libya's General National Maritime Transport Company (GNMTC) has announced the acquisition of a new crude oil tanker, the Ebn Hawkel. The company said the acquisition is the start of the first phase of the renewal of its fleet, and will contribute to the company realizing its future plans. (Source: GNMTC)

Libya-Tunisia Borders Reopen

By John Lee. The border crossing between Libya and Tunisia at Ra's Ajdir [Ras Jedir, Ras Ajdir] was reportedly reopened on Saturday 14th November. It had been closed for he past eight months in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). More here. (Source: Anadolu Agency)

Egypt "plans Rail Line to Benghazi"

By John Lee. Egypt is reportedly planning to build a railway line between the country's north-western province of Marsa Matrouh and the Libyan city of Benghazi. According to Middle East Monitor, Egypt's Transport Minister, Kamel Al-Wazir, told reporters that the project would be carried out "in cooperation with investors." (Source: Middle East Monitor)

UN Welcomes Resumption of Flights to Southern Libya

UNSMIL welcomes the decision by the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) on 4 November 2020 to permit the resumption of flights to all airports in the Southern region of Libya. This decision is a product of the confidence that has been built as a result of the October 23 ceasefire agreement and the follow-up talks […]

Lifting of Force Majeure on Zueitina Port

By John Lee. As of Tuesday, September 22, 2020, the Zueitina Oil Company has been instructed by the NOC to resume production at the company's oil fields, and export from Zueitina Port. This follows a security assessment by the NOC. In a statement tbe NOC said: "It is worth noting that Zueitina Oil Company is […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Boat Charter Services, Mabruk Oil Operations (MOO) Upgrading of Loading Point at Misrata, Brega Petroleum Marketing Company (BPMC) (Source: National Oil Corporation)