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US Allows Flights over Libyan Airspace

By John Lee. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has allowed flights by US carriers over Libyan airspace to resume. It found that security and safety conditions in the Tripoli Flight Information Region (FIR) (HLLL) at altitudes at or above 30,000 feet support allowing U.S. civil overflight operations to resume. “Extremist/militant elements operating in Libya […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Vessel services for Bahr Essalam Field (Sabratha Platform), Mellitah Oil & Gas Construction of roads to airport and inside field at Messla field, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Maintenance of supply department store at Ghanfooda site, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) (Source: National […]

US Firm to Boost Libyan Airport Security

By John Lee. Culmen International has announced today that it has been awarded a grant from the US Department of State (DOS), Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism (CT) to implement the Libya Airport and Aviation Security Program. Culmen will be responsible for increasing Libyan airport security, its capacity to monitor terrorist threats, screen […]

Chad Closes Border with Libya

By John Lee. Chad reportedly closed its border with Libya on Sunday, a month after Libyan rebels entered the country. Mahamat Abba Ali Salah, Chad’s Minister of Security, said the border will be closed “until further notice“. (Source: ADV)

Medavia to set up Libyan Airline

By John Lee. Malta’s Mediterranean Aviation Company Ltd (Medavia) is reported to be setting up a Libyan-based airline. According to Forbes, the new carrier is provisionally named Medlib, or Medavia Libya, and it expects to receive an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) in the second half of this year. […]

Major Libyan Port Project Agreed

Historic Economic Agreement Unites Libya’s East and West in the Development of One of North Africa’s Largest Deep-Sea Ports International investment firm, The Guidry Group, announced this week that Libya’s government authorities in the East and West have come together and formally agreed to jointly support what will become one of North Africa’s most highly-automated […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Marine Terminal Management, Operation and Maintenance Services, Mellitah Oil & Gas Provision of Supply Vessel services to offshore Bouri Field, Mellitah Oil & Gas Rotary-wing air transportation Services to offshore Fields, Mellitah Oil & Gas Tubular requirements of Drilling Engineering Department, Arabian Gulf […]

Standard Operating Procedures for Crossing Libya/Tunisia Border

Ras Ajdir, alternatively named Ras Jdir or Ras Ejder, is the main and most used border crossing between Tunisia (Ben Gardane-Medenine governorate) and Libya (Nuqat al Khams district), and Libya’s most northerly point. The nearest towns are Zarzis, 78 km from the border on the Tunisian side, and Zwarah, 60 km on the Libyan side. […]