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Security Council Committee Concerning Libya Adds Name of Vessel to its Sanctions List

On 27 April 2016, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya approved the addition of the entry specified below to its List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and other measures relating to attempts to illicitly export crude oil from Libya (the Libya Sanctions List), set out in paragraphs 15 and/or 17 of Security Council resolution 1970 (2011) and/or paragraph 19 of resolution 1973 (2011), or paragraph 10 of resolution 2146 (2014), adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:

B. Entities and other groups

LYe.003 Name: DISTYA AMEYA
A.k.a.: KASSOS F.k.a.: na Address: na Listed on: 27 Apr. 2016 Other information: IMO: 9077343.  Listed pursuant to paragraphs 10(a) and 10(b) of resolution 2146 (prohibition to load, transport or discharge; prohibition to enter ports).  Pursuant to paragraph 11 of resolution 2146 (2014), this designation is valid from 27 April to 26 July 2016, unless terminated earlier by the Committee pursuant to paragraph 12 of resolution 2146 (2014).  Deadweight: 95,420.  Flag State: India.  The vessel may have been sold recently to an unknown buyer and the vessel’s name may have changed to Kassos.  As of 26 April 2016, the vessel was north of Al-Bayda, Libya, heading for Malta.

The Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summary of reasons for listing of the above entry, at the following URL:  https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1970/materials/summaries-0.

The updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:  https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1970/materials.

The Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List is also updated following all changes made to the Libya Sanctions List. An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL: https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/un-sc-consolidated-list.

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