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Weekly Security Report By SNE 31 March 2015 Oil Exports Hit 622,000 bpd Italian Ships to Monitor Libyan Coast Corinthia Hotel to Stay Open
 
Weekly Security Report By SNE 31 March 2015

Weekly Security Report By SNE 31 March 2015

SNE Special Projects have operated within Libya since the revolution of 2011 and are a fully licensed security provider working with our Libyan partner company. We have kept our permanent British & Libyan Country Management Team in Tripoli throughout the last few difficult months, supporting our clients staff and critical infrastructure and offering up to date, regular and […]

Oil Exports Hit 622,000 bpd

Oil Exports Hit 622,000 bpd

Libya Herald, citing figures from the National Oil Corporation (NOC), reports that crude oil exports are up to 622,000 barrels per day (bpd). The main producers are listed as: AGOCO producing 290,000 bpd; Eni producing 250,000 barrels of oil and gas equivalent from El Fil [El Feel, Elephant] and Wafa in the south west; Sirte […]

Italian Ships to Monitor Libyan Coast

Italian Ships to Monitor Libyan Coast

Italy is reported to be sending a naval fleet to monitor the Libyan coast and protect Italian shipping and oil rigs from attacks. According to DefenseNews, the mission, dubbed Mare Sicuro, or Safe Seas, will likely involve a landing helicopter dock vessel, two FREMM-class frigates, a patrol vessel and Predator UAVs. A source said the […]

Corinthia Hotel to Stay Open

Corinthia Hotel to Stay Open

The Corinthia five-star hotel in Tripoli is still open, “with minimal maintenance work being carried out by our skeleton staff, but we are not operating because there is no business at the moment.” Alfred Pisani (pictured), founder of the Corinthia Group, told The Malta Independent that infrastructural damage from the attacks in January, in which […]

Weekly Security Report By SNE 31 March 2015

Weekly Security Report By SNE 31 March 2015

31 March 2015

SNE Special Projects have operated within Libya since the revolution of 2011 and are a fully licensed security provider working with our Libyan partner company. We have kept our permanent British & Libyan Country Management Team in Tripoli throughout the last few difficult months, supporting our clients staff and critical infrastructure and offering up to date, regular and […]

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Oil Exports Hit 622,000 bpd

Oil Exports Hit 622,000 bpd

31 March 2015

Libya Herald, citing figures from the National Oil Corporation (NOC), reports that crude oil exports are up to 622,000 barrels per day (bpd). The main producers are listed as: AGOCO producing 290,000 bpd; Eni producing 250,000 barrels of oil and gas equivalent from El Fil [El Feel, Elephant] and Wafa in the south west; Sirte […]

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Italian Ships to Monitor Libyan Coast

Italian Ships to Monitor Libyan Coast

31 March 2015

Italy is reported to be sending a naval fleet to monitor the Libyan coast and protect Italian shipping and oil rigs from attacks. According to DefenseNews, the mission, dubbed Mare Sicuro, or Safe Seas, will likely involve a landing helicopter dock vessel, two FREMM-class frigates, a patrol vessel and Predator UAVs. A source said the […]

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Corinthia Hotel to Stay Open

Corinthia Hotel to Stay Open

31 March 2015

The Corinthia five-star hotel in Tripoli is still open, “with minimal maintenance work being carried out by our skeleton staff, but we are not operating because there is no business at the moment.” Alfred Pisani (pictured), founder of the Corinthia Group, told The Malta Independent that infrastructural damage from the attacks in January, in which […]

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Dinar Headed for Fall?

Dinar Headed for Fall?

31 March 2015

The collapse in Libya’s oil revenues has led to a major depletion of the country’s foreign currency reserves, and could lead to a devaluation of the Libyan dinar, according to a report from Libya Herald. Over the past year, the currency has fallen from 1.25 to the dollar to 1.37, but on the black market […]

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Libya: “Arms Embargo Must be Lifted to Fight IS”

Libya: “Arms Embargo Must be Lifted to Fight IS”

31 March 2015

The president of Libya’s internationally-recognized parliament, has said that the United Nations arms embargo on the country must be lifted to help prevent the advance of Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL) militants. Aqila Saleh told a meeting of leaders of Arab League member states: “I say to those who oppose or delay the arming of […]

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Oil Shipped from Hariga, Zueitina

Oil Shipped from Hariga, Zueitina

31 March 2015

Two tanker-loads of crude oil have left Tobruk’s Hariga terminal in the past week, with another expected to leave this week, reports Libya Herald. A spokesman for AGOCO told the news agency that one 600,000-barrel tanker left on Sunday from Hariga to Italy, while another loaded 130,000 barrels of crude at Zueitina port on Wednesday and […]

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Taureg Demand Language Recognition

31 March 2015

The Tuareg Social Council has demanded that Libya’s Constitutional Drafting Assembly (CDA) should include the Berber language as one of the country’s official languages. Called Tarigia by the Tuareg themselves, it is related to Tamazight, the language of the Amazigh, and in Libya uses the same script, according to Libya Herald. The Council, meeting in Bayda [Beida], also […]

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Misrata Fighters take Heavy Losses Fighting ISIL

Misrata Fighters take Heavy Losses Fighting ISIL

30 March 2015

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Fighters from Misrata have suffered heavy casualties in clashes with ISIL fighters for control of the Libyan town of Sirte. Misrata, which is allied with the Libya Dawn coalition, sent its 166 Brigade to […]

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Security Council extends UN Mission in Libya

Security Council extends UN Mission in Libya

30 March 2015

Unanimously adopting two separate resolutions on Libya, the Security Council, in the first, called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire and extended the United Nations Support Mission there (UNSMIL) until 15 September, and in the second, adjusted the arms embargo on the country in light of the terrorist threat there. Further to that text, adopted […]

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Talks Resume “if Possible” Next Week

Talks Resume “if Possible” Next Week

27 March 2015

Excerpts: Bernardino Leon’s Press Conference at Conclusion of Libyan Political Dialogue Round, 26 March 2015: “We believe that this week we have made very important progress in our talks. So far, the agreement of the participants was on two points – that there is no military solution for Libya, and that we should agree on […]

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Human Rights Defenders Under Attack

Human Rights Defenders Under Attack

27 March 2015

A UN human rights report released on Wednesday reveals a catalogue of violent attacks and threats against Libyan rights defenders, across Libya – and in some cases even after they are forced to leave the country. Attacks, including killings, abductions, torture and other ill-treatment, unlawful deprivation of liberty and death threats by phone and on […]

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