On 31 December, Middle East Monitor reported that tankers carrying LPG have been reported to be travelling from Albania to Syria, flouting international sanctions prohibiting the supply of fuel and energy to the regime in Damascus.  The tankers were spotted transporting the fuel between Romano in western Albania and Baniyas in Syria throughout 2020.  According to the online shipping database Equasis, of the tankers apparently involved also changed its flag 3 times between 2015 and 2018, switching between Mongolia, Tanzania, and Comoros.


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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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