A ten-month blockage of crude exports from Libya’s east was dismantled further this week, as a second oil port resumed operations.

The Zueitina terminal sprang into life on 1 May, according to National Oil Corporation (NOC) spokesman Muhammad el Harari, loading crude from the oil-rich Sirte Basin for export. Two weeks earlier, Tobruk’s Marsa el Hariga terminal became the first of five eastern ports to become operational since striking workers shut them down last July (MEES, 17 April). (CONTINUED - 404 WORDS)