Activists abroad the French ship Dignity - Al-Karama reported that they have set sail in the direction of the Gaza Strip shortly after 6 a.m. on Tuesday after anchoring at Egypt's Port Said.
The vessel is expected to reach Gaza by noon, Israeli-Swedish passenger Dror Feiler said, unless it is stopped by the Israel Navy.
A defense official on Monday said that the navy is preparing to stop the ship before it reaches the Strip.
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