Indian tanker blacklisted for carrying illicit Libyan crude

The United Nations Security Council Libya sanctions committee yesterday blacklisted an Indian-flagged tanker carrying crude oil shipped by the rival eastern Libya government.

The tanker Distya Ameya belongs to Mumbai-based Elektrans. The ship left Marsa el-Hariga port late on Monday with 650,000 barrels of Libyan crude.


Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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