Here Sea Lavender charges phosphates for Mexico
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The vessel Sea Lavender is here loading phosphates in occupied Western Sahara, destined for Mexican imports.

Published 07 December 2008

Vessel name: Sea Lavender
IMO number: 9254989
Call sign: 9HJH7
Flag: Maltese

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.

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