Iran Releases Detained Indian Tanker, Desh Shanti

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Iran has released an Indian crude oil tanker that was detained last month over pollution concerns, an Indian shipping official said on Saturday, ending a dispute between the countries that have historically had strong trade ties. The tanker, Desh Shanti, carrying 140,000 tonnes of Iraqi crude, sailed on Friday night India time, said Captain Sunil … [Read more...]

Iran Detains Tanker Carrying Iraqi Crude To India [UPDATE]

UPDATE: According to tracking data gathered by Windward Maritime Analytics Services Company, the Desh Shanti is underway again and steaming toward the Strait of Hormuz. By Nidhi Verma NEW DELHI, Aug 15 (Reuters) - An Indian ship carrying Iraqi crude has been detained by Iran in its territorial waters due to pollution concerns, the head of the refiner buying the oil … [Read more...]