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First Ship on Tunisia-Khoms Route Docks

Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation (CTN) has just completed the inaugural journey on its new route between Tunisia and Libya. The Amilcar (pictured), a 193-metre Ro-Ro (Roll-on/Roll-off) ship, arrived safely yesterday at the port of Khoms. Libya Herald reports that its first cargo was relatively small, consisting of 38 containers and a single truck, but the […]

Total Announce Pre-Qual for Marine Logistics Base

Within the Framework of the contracted areas 15, 16 & 32 (former C137N) Total E&P Libye intends to release a Call for Tender for the provision of Marine Logistics Base and Support Services in any suitable port at the Western Cost of Libya between Tripoli and Ras-Ejdeer, to support our Offshore Drilling Campaign in 2013-2016. […]

Libya, Tunisia Shipping Line to be Set Up

Tunisia's Transport Ministry has announced that a shipping line is to be created between Tunisia and Libya. The Tunisian news agency TAP said that establishment of this line was the focus of discussions held on Friday between Transport Minister Abdelkarim Harouni and Libyan Secretary of State in charge of Land Transport and Roads Mohamed Al-Ayib. […]

Offshore Opportunities for Chinese Company

Libya Herald reports that the newly-appointed agent for Yuandong International, the Chinese dredging and salvage company, already in talks with the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and other oil companies about offshore work. Mohamed Douas, CEO of M&M Shipping, told the news agency: "Yuandong is well placed and ready to play an active role in the […]

New Shipping Service from Italy, Slovenia, to Libya

A new direct shipping service from Italy and Slovenia to Libya will begin operations at the end of October, reports Libya Herald. The three-day service, operated by new Italian-headquartered shipping company Med Cross Lines, will offer a regular sailing schedule from Venice in Italy and Koper in Slovenia direct to Benghazi, Misurata and Tripoli. The […]

Investment and maritime services top agenda in Libya visit

  On the margins of the business delegation to Libya, organised by Malta Enterprise with a specific focus on the maritime and port sectors, Finance Minister Tonio Fenech Minister and Minister for Fair Competition, Small Businesses and Consumers Jason Azzopardi yesterday met Yousef Al Wehishi, Minister of Communications and Transport, Rajab Khalil, the deputy Minister […]

Libya NOC Crude Shipments in 2012 Reach 70.9 Million Barrels

Libya’s state-run National Oil Corp. exported 70.9 million barrels of oil from Jan. 1 to March 13, the company said on its website today. Libya’s domestic crude consumption in the same period was 8.29 million barrels, Tripoli-based NOC said. Of the quantity shipped, Italy received 25.5 million barrels, the largest single share of the total, […]

MENA investment in oil to rise 11% in 2012

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region spending on oil investment is forecast to increase 11 percent in 2012, industry analysts said, with the number of oil rigs expected to grow 14 percent as "a tremendous amount of exploration and development activity" in the region needs to go ahead. The just published "Oil & Gas: […]