Anwaar Afriqya: Libyan rebels take tanker to Tobruk
Anwaar Afriqya The Libyan state-owned shipping line General National Maritime Transport Company (GNMTC) says that one of its tankers, the Anwaar Afriqya, has been hijacked by group of armed rebels and diverted to the port of Tobruk near the border with Egypt, where it is now berthed.
The company says that tanker is carrying a cargo of 23,800 tons of gasoline and has a crew of 22.
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Vessel's name: Anwaar Afriqya Last updated: Feb 09, 2011
Ex-name(s): Maersk Ramsey IMO number: 9275268
Flag: Libya Call sign: 5AMU
Port of Registry: Tripoli Summer DWT: 29999 MT
Type of vessel: Oil Tanker Built: Aug 20, 2004
Type of hull: Double Hull Owner: Libyan Product Carrier Ltd
Class Society: Lloyds Register Operator: General National Maritime Transport Company