U.S.-chartered ferry evacuates American citizens from Libya

(VALLETTA, Malta) — After a weather-related delay, a ferry has evacuated American citizens from Libya, CBS News reported. The Virtu Ferries Ltd. vessel Embassy arrived in Valletta after an 8 1/2-hour trip in very rough seas. The U.S. government was preparing to charter a second ferry to pick up more Americans.
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By Professional Mariner Staff