Swedish trawler leaves for Gaza in attempt to break naval blockade

A trawler left its port in Sweden to travel some 5,000 nautical miles in order to break Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.

The boat, named Marianne of Gothenburg and purchased jointly by Ship to Gaza Sweden and Ship to Gaza Norway, left on its journey on Sunday evening. It is the first ship in the Freedom Flotilla III to leave for Gaza, according to the website of Ship to Gaza Sweden.

The Marianne will stop at ports in Helsingborg, Malmö and Copenhagen, as well as other ports that will be announced later, according to the website.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Swedish-trawler-leaves-for-Gaza-in-attempt-to-break-naval-blockade-402724

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