The Libyan navy moved in on Mar 10 to stop the "Morning Glory" from leaving a rebel-held port loaded with oil, as the US accused the separatists of theft and warned that any buyers could face sanctions. Navy ships were deployed to block the "Morning Glory" from leaving port, after Culture Minister Amin al-Habib said the tanker would be turned into a pile of metal if it tried to set sail with its cargo. The defense ministry has also deployed the air force to deal with the tanker which has finished loading but was still anchored in Al-Sidra. The value of the cargo is close to $30 million. The State-run National Oil Corp (NOC) said it would sue anyone trying to buy the oil. The US was deeply concerned over the loading of the "illicitly obtained" oil. Rebels at the Al-Sidra oil terminal in eastern Libya spent the weekend loading oil onto the tanker, ignoring Prime Minister Ali Zeidan's threats to bomb the ship and Oil Minister Omar Shakmak's accusation of piracy. The navy has seized the a tanker which was being escorted back to a government-controlled port in western Libya in the evening.
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Rescue vessel joined search for missing flight MH 370
The "Swift Rescue" was sent to participate in the search for a Malaysian plane with 239 people aboard which went missing on Mar 8, 2014. The multinational search teams was still unable to find any debris. The Singaporean submarine support and rescue vessel has joined the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 with 239 people on board. The search has brought together nearly 100 vessels and aircraft.