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February 17, 2020

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Friday, February 21, 2020



A merchant vessel has reported a suspicious approach at 1824 UTC on the 20th Feb, by 3 skiffs in posn 1327N – 04942E (in vicinity of the IRTC) to within a range of 1NM.

Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

Vessel now safe

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

WARNING 002/FEB/2020

1.            Category: ATTACK

2.            Description: A vessel is under attack in position 05°08’31’’E – 002°06’14.4’’E on the 20 FEB 20 at 0110UTC.

3.            Source: Supervisor of ship

4.            Any queries regarding this Warning Notice ring 0033 298 22 88 88 for further information.

              Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution in this area

MDAT-GOG Watchkeeper


Emergency Tel: +33(0) 298 22 88 88

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Gray Page Alert:


The port of Tripoli came under shell and missile fire on February 18.

At least three people were killed and five injured.

Libya's state oil firm NOC said it had evacuated a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanker and a gasoline tanker after a missile landed meters from where the LPG tanker had been discharging.

All fuel-offloading operations at the port were cancelled and NOC said it would be exploring other ways to supply Tripoli with fuel.

The Libyan National Army (LNA), one of the factions in Libya's civil war, carried out the attack.

Assessment and Analysis

The security situation in Libya remains extremely volatile.

Libya's UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA...