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EU Rehabilitates two Libyan Coastguard Vessels

EU rehabilitates two vessels to reinforce Libyan capacity for search and rescue at sea Two vessels of the Libyan General Administration for Coastal Security (GACS) returned to Libya from the port of Bizerte (Tunisia) where they had been undergoing substantial repairs. The rehabilitation of the vessels was part of the Integrated Border and Migration Management […]

Italy's New Approach to Libya

By Dario Romano Fenili for the the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The updated approach to the Libyan civil war could help Italy regain the influence it once had in the Mediterranean, and the ceasefire announced […]

EU delivers Support to Border Management in Libya

The EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF Africa) has announced delivery of 30 vehicles (SUV) by the Italian Ministry of Interior, the main implementing partner, for use by the Libyan authorities as part of the EU border management programmes in Libya (worth €57.2 million). Since 2017, the EU is providing support to increase the […]

Top EU General: Libya Mission is Key Test

By Jacopo Barigazzi and Andrew Gray, for Politico. The European Union’s top general has warned that not reviving a military mission to implement an arms embargo on Libya would mean the EU has failed a test of its new geopolitical ambitions. In an interview with Politico, Italian General Claudio Graziano (pictured), the head of the […]

Force Majeure cost Eni JV $9.4m Per Day

By John Lee. Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of National Oil Corporation (NOC), met with an Eni delegation led by Eni’s Chief Upstream Officer, Alessandro Puliti, Tripoli (Libya), on January 29, 2020 – to discuss status of current shared projects and the consequences of the current blockades for Libya’s people and hydrocarbon production facilities. Sanalla thanked Eni […]

Joint Statement on National Oil Corporation (NOC)

Joint statement by the Ambassadors and Chargés d’Affaires of France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America: "We fully support Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) as the country’s sole independent, legitimate and nonpartisan oil company. "Now is the time to consolidate national economic institutions rather than […]

EU training Libyan Coastguard and Navy Officers

EU Naval Force fully involved in training Libyan Coastguard and Navy Officers In the framework of Libyan Coastguard and Navy training carried out by SOPHIA operation, the Italian Navy Training Centres in La Maddalena and Taranto host training courses to 78 Libyan Officers. The training modules on “Deck Officer Course”, “Mechanical Engineer Officer Course” and […]