IRINI monitors 25 suspicious flights to Libya and visited 9 vessels in February

Mar 2, 2023 | International actors

On 2 March, the EU naval force Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI said that in February 2023 it had investigated 271 merchant vessels via radio calls (out of 8647) and carried out nine visits on ships with Masters’ consent (out of 434). The Operation also monitored 25 suspect flights (out of 1131) and continued to monitor 25 airports (and landing strips) and 16 ports (and oil terminals). The Operation issued one recommendation to inspect a suspect vessel in EU Member States’ ports.