According to the Debka News Wireservice the vessel on its way to Gaza was the brainstorm idea of Moamar Kadafi's eldest son. The son that has not been chosen to lead Libya in the future. Moamar kadafi has chosen one of the younger sons to be the next to rule. According to the report the vessel does not have the "blessing" of Kadafi himself and it will not be arriving in Gaza. The boat will only end up in Egypt...with the blessing of Moamar and his "chosen" successor.
Woman moderately wounded by firebomb thrown at her car in north J'lem (Haaretz)
from the article: Libya-sponsored aid ship originally headed for Gaza enters Egypt port