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Thursday, May 9, 2024
Satellite image captured by Planet Labs shows a ship-to-ship transfer of crude off the coast of Kuala Linggi, Malaysia, on April 16, 2020. Picture taken April 16, 2020. Planet Labs/Handout via REUTERS

US Flags Environmental Risks From Illicit Transfers of Iranian Oil Off Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 (Reuters) – A U.S. treasury official warned of environmental risks from illicit transfers of Iranian oil off Malaysia, news portal

May 9, 2024
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Thursday, April 25, 2024
Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) stand watch in the ship’s Combat Information Center during an operation to defeat a combination of Houthi missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles, October 19, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo

U.S. Treasury Issues New Sanctions Over Iran’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Sales

The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has imposed sanctions on over a dozen entities, individuals, and ships for their role in the

April 25, 2024
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Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Aerial photo of an oil tanker at anchor. Stock Photo: Nickeo23/Shutterstock

Oil Market Sees Iran Sanctions Having Muted Export Impact

(Bloomberg) — Legislation pushing Joe Biden to ratchet up sanctions on Iranian crude oil is on track to become law as early as this week. But don’t

April 23, 2024
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Thursday, April 4, 2024
Houthi stand on beach after ship attack

U.S. Sanctions Ships Linked to Iran’s Military Network

The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has taken action against Oceanlink Maritime DMCC as part of an effort to disrupt

April 4, 2024
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Saturday, March 16, 2024
Oil supertanker Grace 1 seen in waters of British overseas territory of Gibraltar

Treasury Is Asked Why US Firm Insures Ships Carrying Iran Oil

By Zachary R. Mider and Zeke Faux (Bloomberg) –A Republican congressman is asking the Treasury Department to explain its handling of a US insurance

March 16, 2024
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Monday, March 4, 2024
Gasoline tanker at terminal. Photo Shutterstock

Iran Defies US Sanctions With Surging LPG Exports

By Patrick Sykes (Bloomberg) — Iran is defying US sanctions with surging exports of liquefied petroleum gas, the latest sign that American pressure is

March 4, 2024
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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Houthi stand on beach after ship attack

U.S. and UK Coordinate Sanctions Against Iran-Backed Houthis

In a coordinated effort, the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom have imposed a series of sanctions on individuals and organizations

February 27, 2024
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Friday, February 2, 2024
File photo of an oil tanker at sea

U.S. Unseals Terrorism and Sanctions-Evasion Charges, Seizures Linked to Iran’s Illicit Oil Trade

The U.S. Department of Justice has unsealed three federal cases targeting the illicit trafficking of Iranian oil to help fund Iran’s Islamic

February 2, 2024
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Thursday, January 11, 2024
STRAIT OF HORMUZ (May 3, 2023) A screenshot of a video showing fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy swarming Panama-flagged oil tanker Niovi as it transits the Strait of Hormuz, May 3, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo

The Curious Backstory on Iran’s Latest Tanker Seizure in Gulf of Oman

In the latest development of an ongoing series of incidents, Iran has seized a tanker in the Gulf of Oman, further escalating tensions in the region. The

January 11, 2024
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Wednesday, December 13, 2023
The M/V Shamim sits empty in Istanbul’s state-run port of Haydarpasa. Editorial credit: Vitaliy Andreev /

Iranian Ship Stuck in Turkey Nears End of Sanctions Limbo

By Patrick Sykes (Bloomberg) — An Iranian container ship stuck in a Turkish port for three years is preparing to leave in a case that shows the reach

December 13, 2023
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Thursday, December 7, 2023
The Galaxy Leader cargo ship is escorted by Houthi boats in the Red Sea in this photo released November 20, 2023. Houthi Military Media/Handout via REUTERS

White House Aide Says Iran Helping Plan and Execute Red Sea Shipping Attacks

By Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The United States believes that Iran is involved in the planning and execution of drone and missile

December 7, 2023
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Armed men stand on the beach as the Galaxy Leader commercial ship, seized by Yemen's Houthis last month, is anchored off the coast of al-Salif, Yemen, December 5, 2023. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

US Imposes Sanctions Over Red Sea Shipping Attacks

By Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 13 individuals and entities for

December 7, 2023
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Thursday, September 7, 2023
Stock photo of an oil tanker moored at sea

Greek Shipping Company Admits to Breaking US Sanctions on Iran Oil

(Bloomberg) — A Greek shipping company admitted to violating US sanctions on Iran by transporting oil from the Middle East country in an agreement with

September 7, 2023
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Friday, July 28, 2023
Judge Gavel

Virginia Businessman Sentenced to 41-Months in Prison in Iranian Petrochemical Scheme

A Virginia businessman has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for violating U.S. sanctions against Iran by conspiring to engage in prohibited business

July 28, 2023
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Tuesday, July 25, 2023
alleged illegal transfer of oil between ships

Stuck at Sea: Iranian Oil Is Stranded Off Texas Coast

By Arathy Somasekhar and Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – A cargo of sanctioned Iranian crude oil that was confiscated by the U.S. has sat off

July 25, 2023
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Friday, June 16, 2023
tanker at sea

Iranian Oil Is Quietly Flooding Into the Global Market Again

(Bloomberg) — Iran is shipping the most crude in almost five years, fortifying its re-emergence on the geopolitical stage while posing risks

June 16, 2023
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Friday, April 28, 2023
Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker Advantage Sweet, which, according to Refinitiv ship tracking data, is a Suezmax crude tanker which had been chartered by oil major Chevron and had last docked in Kuwait, sails at Marmara sea near Istanbul, Turkey January 10, 2023. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik

US Confiscation of Iranian Oil Cargo Preceded ‘Advantage Sweet’ Tanker Seizure

WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. confiscated Iranian oil on a tanker at sea in recent days in a sanctions enforcement operation, three sources

April 28, 2023
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Thursday, March 23, 2023
oil tanker

‘Shadow’ Tanker Fleet Raises Risk of Accidents

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) – An oil tanker runs aground off eastern China, leaking fuel into the water. Another is caught in a

March 23, 2023
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Sunday, January 22, 2023
Iran Oil Exports To China Surge

Iran Oil Exports To China Surge

by  Ben Sharples (Bloomberg) Iran’s oil exports are surging, offering solace to both Tehran and a global market fretting over the prospect of sanctions

January 22, 2023
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Sunday, January 15, 2023
Iranian Oil Exports End 2022 At A High, Despite No Nuclear Deal

Iranian Oil Exports End 2022 At A High, Despite No Nuclear Deal

By Alex Lawler, Bozorgmehr Sharafedin and Chen Aizhu LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Iranian oil exports hit new highs in the last two months of 2022 and

January 15, 2023
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