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Greece to Open Consulate in Benghazi

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, following his meeting with the President of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh (Libya, 1 July 2020) Today I had the pleasure, here in Libya, of visiting the President of the country's only elected institution, the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, who has already […]

Operation Sophia trains Libyan Coastguards

The “Visit, Board, Search and Seizure” training module for 41 Libyan trainees ended on 19 July with the closing ceremony in the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre (NMIOTC) in Souda Bay, Crete (Greece). The three-week module consisted of both theoretical and practical lectures, including topics as International Human Rights, Basic First Aid and Gender […]

Greek Firm in $400m Libya Deal

An agreement to carry out the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a new power plant in Tobruk, Libya, has been signed between the Greek companyh Mytilineos and the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL). The agreement was signing at a special ceremony in Tripoli, in the presence of the CEO of GECOL, Mr. […]

Libyan Navy Seizes Oil Tanker

By John Lee. The Libyan navy has reportedly seized an oil tanker on Sunday near the country's maritime border with Tunisia. The Liberian-flagged tanker was detained along with its 20-member Filipino crew off Abu Kamash, 170 kilometers (110 miles) west of Tripoli, on suspicion of fuel smuggling. According to Libya Herald, the tanker is the Levante, […]

Greek Firm in $380m Libya Deal

Greek company METKA has announced that it has concluded an agreement with the General Authority for Electricity and Renewable Energy of Libya (GAEREL) to carry out the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a new power plant in Tobruk, Libya.  The agreement was made in Athens on 25 January 2017. The project, with total […]

Thinni Announces Solar Power Deal

By John Lee. The Prime Minister of Libya's Tobruk-based government, Abdullah Al-Thinni, has said that an agreement is about to be signed with Greek investors to develop solar power in Libya. He told Hadath TV that a number of Greek investment companies would sign the contract with his government “within the coming days”, according to […]

Greek Tanker to Transfer Oil from Zueitina

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Thursday that rival forces had agreed to let a tanker, the New Hellas, load oil at Zueitina port. The Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) signed a deal to end its blockade of Zueitina and two other ports, but according to Reuters eastern forces loyal to a […]