Greek tanker seized by Libya, accused in smuggling
Product tanker LEVANTE was seized by Libyan Coast Guard on Aug 28 or earlier off Zawia, Libya, with some 6,000 tons of oil on board, allegedly smuggled from Libya. 20 crew, most Filipino, interrogated. Last vessel’s AIS dated Aug 27, there’s a 4-days long gap of missing AIS signals, from Aug 23 until Aug 27. Understood tanker taken to Zawia or Tripoli.