Latest information on Libyan ports from North P&I

North P&I has released its latest information on port closures in Libya, following the reported commencement of oil exports from the port of Ras Lanuf earlier this month. Information came from correspondents Gargoum Group Maritime Service.

Open Ports:

Mellitah

Zawia

Tripoli

Misurata

Marsa El Brega

Tobruk

Al Khoms

Marsa El Hariga

Farwah

Bouri

Es Sider

Ras Lanuf

Zuetina

Closed Ports:

Benghazi

Derna

Sirte

North P&I said that Members should report their schedules (to local port agents) prior to arrival at any Libyan port, including a declaration of the vessel’s sailing route, whether they are loading or discharging cargo and the type of cargo on board, so that the agents can notify the appropriate authorities. Vessels should avoid navigating in the coastal waters of Benghazi, Derna and Sirte.