Libyan fleet seizes tanker with oil products from the UAE destined for the Haftar army


From Libya, there are reports of the seizure of a tanker with oil products, which was coming from the United Arab Emirates. According to recent reports, oil products were intended for the forces of Marshal Khalifa Haftar, who continues to make attempts to capture the capital of Libya - Tripoli. The tanker went to Libya under the flag of Liberia.


It is known that the tanker was taken under control by forces that act on behalf of Fayez Sarraj, who calls himself the only legitimate head of the Libyan government. This government is currently recognized by the United Nations.

He commanded the operation to "intercept" the tanker Reed Isa, the commander of the naval forces of the Sarraj government.

According to some reports, Turkish special forces, which have recently been actively deployed to Libya, were also involved in the operation. Earlier, one of the Libyan army generals controlled by Khalifa Haftaru accused Ankara of transferring not only special operations forces, but also militants - numbering about 5 thousand people.

It is reported that oil products, including fuel oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, were delivered to Benghazi terminals, from where they fell into the possession of the Haftar army.

Libyan National Petroleum Administration:

Such imports of petroleum products were illegal. Only our organization has the right to import hydrocarbons into Libya. That is why the traffic of oil products carried out by the Gulf Petroleum 4 tanker was suppressed.
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  1. Mytholog 23 March 2020 07: 26 New
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    Import of petroleum products into Libya?
    Damn, it seems that the entire industry of the Colonel has already been torn apart and cut ...
    1. Insurgent 23 March 2020 07: 39 New
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      According to some reports, Turkish special forces, which have recently been actively deployed to Libya, were also involved in the operation.

      Ataturk’s military laurels haunt Erdogan.

      But only Mustafa Kemal personally He fought in Libya during the war of 1911-12, and the war ended, for both warring parties, too, very ambiguously ...
      1. tihonmarine 23 March 2020 08: 38 New
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        Quote: Insurgent
        Ataturk’s military laurels haunt Erdogan.

        But first of all, Libyan oil.
        1. Insurgent 23 March 2020 08: 39 New
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          Quote: tihonmarine
          But first of all, Libyan oil.

          Nothing base is alien to him.
    2. Rzzz 23 March 2020 07: 48 New
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      Quote: Mytholog
      it seems that the entire industry of the Colonel has already been torn apart and cut ...

      More money does not get the one who produces, but the one who processes. As I understand it, “raw meat” is exported from Libya, and the processing plants were smashed there during the democratic bombing in the first place.
      1. knn54 23 March 2020 08: 42 New
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        In Tripoli, more than 30 (tired of counting) Islamic organizations. And all together, the LEGAL Government.
        One hijacked a tanker, and the other will sell products, for example, to Tunisia. There is one that deals ONLY with oil smuggling to Tunisia.
        And the capture was carried out by the Turks, before their appearance, the so-called Libyan fleet did not rock the boat.
        1. alexmach 23 March 2020 09: 31 New
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          And the capture was carried out by the Turks, before their appearance, the so-called Libyan fleet did not rock the boat

          Very likely. Perhaps they didn’t carry out the seizure but contributed information, they helped to track this tanker there.
    3. Pissarro 23 March 2020 08: 27 New
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      Iran was not taken for example, it is the largest oil exporter, but until recently there was an importer of gasoline. Explosive Growth in the number of cars the country could not provide with gasoline, and sanctions did not allow the purchase of equipment for processing. The result was the creation of its equipment and the transformation from an importer into a major exporter in OPEC. Glory to sanctions, weapons of id.otov
    4. venik 23 March 2020 08: 44 New
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      Quote: Mytholog
      Damn, it seems that the entire industry of the Colonel has already been torn apart and cut ...

      =====
      Where the "bearers of true democracy" have been - there is no "cutting" or "cutting" there is nothing!!!
  2. Thrall 23 March 2020 07: 27 New
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    US signs treaty with terrorists, UN recognizes pirates ...
    And sanctions are introduced against Russia, North Korea, Iran, Cuba, Venezuela
    1. Blackmokona 23 March 2020 08: 13 New
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      Since the UN recognizes the government of Saraj, it automatically means that it has the right to stop smuggling. According to the UN, he is not a pirate.
    2. bar
      bar 23 March 2020 08: 27 New
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      Does it still surprise you?
  3. tlauicol 23 March 2020 07: 38 New
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    Muddy Tipok this havtor. After the death of Gaddafi, we in Libya do not even have anyone to put on - only basmachi and renegades
  4. Arlen 23 March 2020 07: 38 New
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    Such imports of petroleum products were illegal. Only our organization has the right to import hydrocarbons into Libya

    An oil country imports petroleum products ... Indeed, where NATO has "visited" there is complete devastation of everything ...
    1. Insurgent 23 March 2020 07: 54 New
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      Quote: Arlen
      An oil country imports petroleum products ... Indeed, where NATO has "visited" there is complete devastation of everything ...



      Resources...
    2. rich 23 March 2020 10: 15 New
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      An oil country imports petroleum products ... Indeed, where NATO has "visited" there, there is complete destruction of everything.

      Extremely ridiculous and illiterate comment.
      Oil products are not oil, but products of its processing.
      Haftru was not carrying oil, he did not need it, but fuel and fuel and lubricants. But he simply does not have the appropriate infrastructure to process oil.
      And here, judging by your commentary, is there also complete devastation of everything?
      We are also an oil country, and also constantly import petroleum products. yes And NATO has nothing to do with it. Simply, Russia, having a strong production of hydrocarbons, does not have sufficient capacities for their processing. And we have to purchase from other countries such items as gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, oil, fuel, lubricants, and much more, which is called petroleum products.
      The main suppliers of "petroleum products" to Russia:
      Country ∑ (Jan 2019-Nov 2019) Share
      1 Kazakhstan .......... $ 314 million 24.8%
      2 Belarus ........... $ 120 million 9.4%
      3 Finland ........ $ 119 million 9.4%
      4 Germany .......... $ 95.3 million 7.5%
      5 Belgium ............. $ 91.1 million 7.2%
      6 Ukraine ............. $ 78.5 million 6.2%
      7 South Korea .... $ 59.6 million 4.7%
      8 Japan ............... $ 51.4 million 4%
      9 China .................. $ 46.2 million 3.6%
      10 Azerbaijan ...... $ 43.6 million 3.4%
      11 United States ..................... $ 26.1 million 2.1%
      12 England .................. $ 23.8 million 1.9%
      13 Netherlands ......... $ 23.5 million 1.9%
      14 Qatar .................... $ 21.7 million 1.7%
      15 Poland ................. $ 21.4 million 1.7%
      16 France ............... $ 20.3 million 1.6%
      17 Italy .................. $ 14.8 million 1.2%
      18 Singapore ............... $ 13.5 million 1.1%
      19 Romania ............... $ 10.1 million 0.8%
      20 Canada ................. $ 10.1 million 0.8%
      ... ... ... ...
      For all countries ..... $ 1.27 billion 100%
      1. Yeraz 23 March 2020 13: 56 New
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        Quote: Rich
        And we have to purchase from other countries such items as gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, oil, fuel, lubricants, and much more, which is called petroleum products.

        But in total consumption, supplies from abroad, what share does ??
        1. rich 23 March 2020 18: 58 New
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          Unfortunately, more than half so far
          1. Yeraz 27 March 2020 23: 57 New
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            Quote: Rich
            Unfortunately, more than half so far

            Is this a complete disaster?
            aren't local oil campaigns interested in producing and selling by themselves? Especially against the backdrop of any sanctions since 2008. For 12 years, they could have done something.
            1. rich 28 March 2020 00: 29 New
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              For 12 years they could have done something.

              the state simply had to force them. But, dear Ali, I expressed my personal point of view exclusively, to which the leadership of the Russian Federation naturally does not listen wink
  5. Hypatius 23 March 2020 07: 46 New
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    According to some reports, Turkish special forces, which have recently been actively deployed to Libya, were also involved in the operation.
    Without a doubt. And "according to some data" you need to write about the Navy and satellites of other countries. One of the fronts of the "oil war". Interestingly, Russia will leave Libya under the threat of a US embargo on oil from Russia, and Turkey’s military pressure.
  6. Mountain shooter 23 March 2020 08: 06 New
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    It will be unpleasant for Haftar without fuel. The technique will rise, and the offensive will fail. So he kind of stopped the attack "for humanitarian reasons"?
    1. Pissarro 23 March 2020 08: 22 New
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      Minus one tanker havtoru. But another "friend" of Edik in the person of the UAE. He loves to collect enemies. We are waiting for new deliveries of shells to the Havtor from the Emirates, dough and special forces. I think the next tanker will go under guard and with PMC escort, that's all
      1. donavi49 23 March 2020 09: 01 New
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        So the UAE and Erdogan have been on their knives since the time of the Qatar crisis. When Turkey sent troops to Qatar, foiling plans to roll out the latter by the Saudis and the UAE in a short military operation. Now Qatar has the largest Turkish foreign base.

        Haftar already has Shell. There are shock UAVs abruptly Anki. There are armored cars. There are fighting Sudanese, who were transferred from Yemen and recruited on the spot. There are all sorts of Javelins and adjustable Chinese artillery shells marked with export to the UAE.
    2. Nyrobsky 23 March 2020 09: 10 New
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      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      It will be unpleasant for Haftar without fuel. The technique will rise, and the offensive will fail. So he kind of stopped the attack "for humanitarian reasons"?
      So yes, a couple of days ago there was information that a truce was concluded there in connection with the spread of coronavirus. It turns out that the Sarajevo and the Turks violated it and, by lawlessness, recaptured the fuel of the Haftarovites. Now, in fact, the marshal has a reason to "borrow" fuel from Sarajah.
  7. nov_tech.vrn 23 March 2020 08: 34 New
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    Piracy in its purest form, in vain Haftar stopped the fighting, all the "democratic" forces delivered by the West must be beaten until they bury it.
  8. rotmistr60 23 March 2020 10: 39 New
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    Well, flew from where they did not expect? Or did the Havtor decide that if he suspended the military operations “in connection with the coronovirus” (already ridiculous), then the opposing side would put aside weapons and go to pray? Well, the Turks have recently become a stopper for each barrel.
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  10. Nemchinov Vl 23 March 2020 19: 27 New
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    Is all this strange? There "dummies", probably they will figure it out ... It’s much more sad for me that we, for centuries, have been a habitually inhabited territory, the Slavs (Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusians) cannot find a common language and peace between themselves ?!
    1. krillon 23 March 2020 21: 22 New
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      Well, Bismarck said, "If you don’t understand what’s the matter, then it’s money."