According to a report from Reuters, two fully loaded Greek tankers carrying around 1.2 million barrels of crude oil left the Libyan port of Es Sider on March 1, the vessels' owner said.
A man found guilty of making numerous hoax calls to the U.K. Coastguard has been jailed for four months, the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reported.
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has lifted scheduled vessel draft restrictions brought on by lingering draught conditions in the region.
The ACP had previously set restrictions of 11.
Russian Urals crude weakened in the Mediterranean and in the Baltic on Friday, while trading activity was limited ahead of a long holiday weekend in Britain, traders said.