Friday, April 9, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Iran Frees South Korean Tanker and Its Captain

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, April 9 (Reuters) – Iran released on Friday a South Korean ship and its captain detained since January after South Korea promised to try to secure...

April 9, 2021
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Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Shipping

Iran Says Crew of Detained South Korean Tanker Can Leave

DUBAI, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Iran has agreed to allow the crew members of a South Korean ship it seized for alleged environmental pollution to leave the country, Foreign Ministry...

February 2, 2021
Total Views: 997

Friday, January 29, 2021
Shipping

Iran MP Says Unfreezing $7 Billion May Help Release of South Korean Tanker

DUBAI, Jan 29 (Reuters) – A move by South Korea towards releasing $7 billion in frozen Iranian funds may help spur Iran’s judiciary to resolve the seizure of a Korean...

January 29, 2021
Total Views: 2866

Sunday, January 10, 2021
Shipping

Iran Tells South Korea Not to Politicize Tanker Seizure as it Demands Release of Funds

DUBAI, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Iran said on Sunday that South Korea should avoid politicizing the seizure of its vessel by Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Gulf, Iranian state media...

January 10, 2021
Total Views: 2299

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Shipping

South Korea Delegation Heads to Iran to Seek Release of Seized Tanker -Report

By Sangmi Cha SEOUL, Jan 6 (Reuters) – A South Korean delegation is heading to Iran on Wednesday to seek the release of a chemicals tanker and its 20-member crew...

January 6, 2021
Total Views: 1073

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Piracy

Iran Denies Seizing Korean Ship and Holding Crew Hostage

By Sangmi Cha and Josh Smith SEOUL, Jan 5 (Reuters) – Iran denied on Tuesday it was using a South Korean ship and its crew as hostages, a day after...

January 5, 2021
Total Views: 3318

Monday, January 4, 2021
Shipping

South Korean-Flagged Tanker Seized by Iran

By Parisa Hafezi and Hyonhee Shin DUBAI/SEOUL, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Gulf waters and detained its crew, Iranian media said...

January 4, 2021
Total Views: 3113