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Thriller with Greek vessel ‘Panomaris’ captured off Libya coast

A nine-man Greek vessel with three Russian nationals on board was captured off the coast of Libya, Russian television reported Thursday, citing officials.

Five Ukrainians and one Greek national were aboard the captured vessel in addition to the three Russians, the network added.”The Greek ship ‘Panomaris’ was captured off the Libyan coast,” the Zvezda television channel reported, citing Sevastopol human rights commissioner Pavel Butsai Russian network  SputnikNews.com reported.

Greece’s Athens News Agency added that it was not clear which authorities seized the vessels and for what reason.

PS I was not able to locate the vessel’s last position on Marine Traffic…

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2 comments

  1. Russia’s “Life News” reported that the vessel was actually captured while attempting to smuggle refugees across the Mediterranean on June 28th.

    https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/ship-russian-sailors-hijacked-off-libyan-coast-interfax/ | Al-Masdar News