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Iranian Tanker Sought by US Heading Toward Greece

Iranian Tanker Sought by US Heading Toward Greece

From The Houston Chronicle


An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization left Gibraltar and was heading east into the Mediterranean Sea on Monday, with its next …

Gibraltar Releases Captured Iranian Oil Tanker, US Makes Immediate Request to Seize Vessel

Gibraltar Releases Captured Iranian Oil Tanker, US Makes Immediate Request to Seize Vessel

From CNBC


An Iranian oil tanker held in Gibraltar since early July has been officially released by local authorities, although it may not sail if a U.S. application to seize the vessel proves successful.

On July 4, Gibraltar authorities with …

Iran Says it Expects Tanker Held by U.K. to Be Released Soon

Iran Says it Expects Tanker Held by U.K. to Be Released Soon

From The Houston Chronicle


Iran expects an oil tanker seized by the U.K. in the Strait of Gibraltar in July will be released soon, the semi-official Fars News agency reported Tuesday, a move that could help to ease concerns about …

Britain Tells Iran: Release Ship to ‘Come Out of the Dark’

Britain Tells Iran: Release Ship to ‘Come Out of the Dark’

From Reuters


Britain told Iran on Monday that if it wants to “come out of the dark” it must follow international rules and release a British-flagged oil tanker seized by its forces in the Gulf.

Iranian commandos seized the Stena …

Flags of Inconvenience: Noose Tightens Around Iranian Shipping

Flags of Inconvenience: Noose Tightens Around Iranian Shipping

From Reuters


Somewhere on its journey from the waters off Iran, around Africa’s southern tip and into the Mediterranean, the Grace 1 oil tanker lost the flag under which it sailed and ceased to be registered to Panama. Iran later …

Iran’s President Warns Foreign Powers to Keep Naval Ships Out of the Persian Gulf

Iran’s President Warns Foreign Powers to Keep Naval Ships Out of the Persian Gulf

From CNBC


Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has told his cabinet that protecting security around the Persian Gulf is solely the responsibility of countries in the region and that other nations should stay away.

The United Kingdom is attempting to form …

Iran Seizes Two More Tankers as Strait of Hormuz Tension Escalates

Iran Seizes Two More Tankers as Strait of Hormuz Tension Escalates

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

British and Liberian-flagged vessels seized by Iran, who President Trump calls “nothing but trouble”
Iran has seized two oil tankers – one British-flagged and one Liberian-flagged – in the Strait of