Rome – Italian police said on Wednesday that they had broken up a network selling low-quality Libyan diesel fuel worth $35m at service stations in Sicily and as far away as France and Spain.
In a year-long investigation, the Guardia di Finanza financial police found that the smugglers were obtaining fuel destined for ships from a refinery operated by Libya’s National Oil Corporation at Zawiyah, about 40km west of Tripoli.
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Security and Risk Report 29/03/23
MAST’s security report issue 366 is available to read now. In the Gulf of Guinea, a merchant ship has been boarded by armed men and