A source at the oil port of Zawiya said that the loading of crude had been resumed after reaching an agreement with protesting workers.

A number of workers at the port, which exports crude from the Sharara oil field, announced went on strike on Monday to demand salary increase, which led to the disruption of loading activities at the port, but negotiations which began on Monday ended with the resumption of loading on Tuesday.

The source confirmed that the agreement was reached between the strikers and the company and the port is now functioning normally.