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Malta intercepts Cocaine bound for Libya

The largest drug haul ever made in Malta's history has taken place at the Freeport thanks to the Malta Customs Department. 612 kg of cocaine were discovered concealed within pallets that were carrying cooking oil. The cargo left Ecuador and transited through Colombia before being intercepted by Customs in Malta en-route to Libya. Discrepancies in […]

Medserv Wins Contract with OMV Libya

By John Lee. Austria's OMV has awarded Medserv a contract to provide international freight forwarding services in Libya. Medserv will provide services for the transportation of goods and drilling related equipment from global sites to specified locations in Libya using the Medserv facilities at the Malta Freeport as a logistics hub in the supply chain. […]

US Sanctions Network Threatening the Security of Libya

From US Embassy in Libya: The United States has imposed financial sanctions on a network of smugglers contributing to the instability in Libya. These individuals include Libyan national Faysal al-Wadi (Wadi), operator of the vessel Maraya, and his two associates, Musbah Mohamad M Wadi (Musbah) and Nourddin Milood M Musbah (Nourddin), and the Malta-based company, […]

Malta Seizes $1.1bn Counterfeit Libyan Currency

The United States commends the Government of the Republic of Malta's announcement May 26 of its seizure of $1.1 billion of counterfeit Libyan currency printed by Joint Stock Company Goznak-a Russian state-owned company-and ordered by an illegitimate parallel entity. The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) headquartered in Tripoli is Libya's only legitimate central bank. The […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Logistics Marine supply base services in Malta, ENI Replace MCC & generator protection & control panels of gas turbines GT1/GT2/GT3/GT4 Messla field, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) HVAC system for replacement of existing system at AGOCO offices in Benghazi, Arabian Gulf Oil Company […]

Young Mediterranean Voices needed in New Leadership Seminar

Call for participation to Young Mediterranean Voices New Leadership Seminar The Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC) is running a call for participation to invite young leaders to the second edition of the "The Young Mediterranean Voices New Leadership Seminar”, taking place in Malta from 17 to 23 November 2019. The deadline to apply is […]

Medavia to set up Libyan Airline

By John Lee. Malta's Mediterranean Aviation Company Ltd (Medavia) is reported to be setting up a Libyan-based airline. According to Forbes, the new carrier is provisionally named Medlib, or Medavia Libya, and it expects to receive an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) in the second half of this year. […]

Air Malta may Resuming Libyan flights in 2019

By John Lee. Air Malta is reportedly considering resuming scheduled passenger flights to Libya in 2019. According to a report from Malta Independent, the proposed service may operate between Malta International Airport and Tripoli Mitiga. (Source: Malta Independent)