The vessel Sea Lavender is here loading phosphates in occupied Western Sahara, destined for Mexican imports.
Vessel name: Sea Lavender
IMO number: 9254989
Call sign: 9HJH7
Vessel is owned by Liechtenstein company Eastern Mediterranean Maritime.
The vessel visited occupied Western Sahara on 14th of June 2008.
This photo was taken on the beach in El Aaiun the same day.
The vessel then travelled to Mexico, where the importer was Innophos.
The Mexican imports of phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara is picking up pace. New images from Mexico today show a second vessel offloading - while a third is on its way.
The bulk carrier Amis Ace went to Mexico, not the US as it had informed. See fresh images from Mexico.
The US company Innophos admits in its latest annual report to be purchasing the conflict mineral through PotashCorp.