Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

Greek crewmen to appear before Libya prosecutor for entering territorial waters

  • 17 March 2018 - 13:45
Greek crewmen to appear before Libya prosecutor for entering territorial waters

The eight Greek crewmen of a Greek-owned tanker who were arrested on Wednesday night off Libya on suspicion of fuel smuggling were reportedly transferred to a naval base in Tripoli on Friday. The tanker, which was confiscated, was also docked at the base. The eight crew members were to...

Egypt demands UN action against Turkey’s possible violation of arms embargo on Libya

  • 14 January 2018 - 14:37
Egypt demands UN action against Turkey’s possible violation of arms embargo on Libya

Egypt has called for an international investigation into the seizure of a ship carrying explosive materials from Turkey to Libya despite the UN arms embargo on weapons exports to the war-tron country, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said Sunday. Greece seized a Tanzanian-flagged ship heading for...

Tanzanian-flagged ship carrying explosive material seized in Greece en route to Libya

  • 11 January 2018 - 12:54
Tanzanian-flagged ship carrying explosive material seized in Greece en route to Libya

Greece seized a Tanzanian-flagged ship heading for Libya and carrying materials used to make explosives, the Greek coastguard said on Wednesday. Reuters reported that Greek authorities found 29 containers carrying materials including ammonium nitrate, non-electric detonators and 11 empty...

Libya’s electricity company and Greek METKA to build $370 power plant in Tobruk

  • 28 September 2017 - 22:52
Libya’s electricity company and Greek METKA to build $370 power plant in Tobruk

The General Electricity Company (GECOL) signed a $370 million contract with Greece’s METKA to build a power plant in the eastern Libyan city Tobruk. Metka is the business unit of the Greek company Mytilineos S.A., undertaking the construction of large-scale projects in the sectors of energy,...