Sunday, October 17, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Iranian Supertanker Departs Venezuela In Probable Breach Of U.S. Sanctions

By Marianna Parraga and Deisy Buitrago HOUSTON/CARACAS, Oct 16 (Reuters) – An Iran-flagged supertanker on Saturday was about to set sail from Venezuelan waters carrying 2 million barrels of heavy...

October 17, 2021
Total Views: 2612

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Product Tanker Loading Gasoline In Venezuela Port
Shipping

Under U.S. Sanctions, Iran and Venezuela Strike Oil Export Deal – sources

By Deisy Buitrago, Marianna Parraga and Matt Spetalnick CARACAS/HOUSTON/WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Venezuela has agreed to a key contract to swap its heavy oil for Iranian condensate that it...

September 25, 2021
Total Views: 837

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Incidents

Third Tanker Carrying Iranian Fuel Underway To Lebanon

DUBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) – A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter on Sunday. Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati...

September 19, 2021
Total Views: 1961

Friday, September 17, 2021
Iran Sanctions - USCG Tanker Boarding
Defense

Iran O&G Sales Soar Despite U.S. Sanction Efforts At Sea

Iranian fuel and petrochemical exports to China, Africa, and the Taliban have boomed in recent years despite U.S. sanction enforcement efforts at sea.

September 17, 2021
Total Views: 686

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Baniyas power plant oil spill syria
Ports

Iranian Tanker Caught Discharging Gasoil In Syria

by Maher Chmaytelli (Reuters) TankerTrackers.com has visual confirmation that an Iranian tanker is discharging gasoil in Syria’s Baniyas port which is destined for neighboring Lebanon, the online oil shipment tracking service...

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 4819

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Product Tanker Loading Gasoline In Venezuela Port
News

CCPC Found Moving Iran, Venezuela Oil To Chinese Refineries

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – A Chinese logistics firm has emerged as a central player in the supply of sanctioned oil from Iran and Venezuela, even after it was blacklisted...

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 4681

Saturday, July 17, 2021
News

Iran Plans First Oil Export From Gulf of Oman Port Next Week

By Arsalan Shahla (Bloomberg) Iran plans to ship a cargo of oil from a port in the Gulf of Oman next week, its first crude export from outside the Persian...

July 17, 2021
Total Views: 2120

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Maritime Security

How To Combat Dark Oil Transfers At Sea

By Jonathan Saul and Marianna Parraga (Reuters) – Top oil shipping companies say they have tightened operational guidelines and deployed technology to prevent accidental breaches of sanctions, as the countries hit...

July 13, 2021
Total Views: 3128

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Shipping

U.S. Denies Iran Claim on Lifting Oil and Shipping Sanctions

By Parisa Hafezi and Humeyra Pamuk DUBAI/BERLIN, June 23 (Reuters) – Iran said on Wednesday the United States had agreed to remove all sanctions on Iran’s oil and shipping but Washington said...

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 1734

Monday, March 15, 2021
Shahr e Kord containership
Shipping

Iran Says Israel Likely Behind Containership Attack

DUBAI, March 13 (Reuters) – Israel is highly likely to have been behind an attack in the Mediterranean this week that damaged an Iranian container ship, an Iranian investigator said...

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 2834

Friday, March 12, 2021
Shipping

Fujairah-Owned Company Claims Stake in Oil Cargo Seized by U.S.

By Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) — A company owned by the Emirate of Fujairah claimed a stake in an oil cargo that the U.S. alleges was from Iran, in violation of sanctions,...

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 2402

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Shipping

‘Perfect Trips’: Venezuela and Iran Swap Jet Fuel for Gasoline

By Deisy Buitrago and Marianna Parraga CARACAS/MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Venezuela is shipping jet fuel to Iran in return for vital gasoline imports for the South American nation as part...

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 6169

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Shipping

U.S. Sells Seized Iranian Fuel, Another Cargo on the Way

By Timothy Gardner and Jonathan Saul WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (Reuters) – The United States has sold more than a million barrels of Iranian fuel seized under its sanctions program last...

February 10, 2021
Total Views: 3622

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Shipping

U.S. Tries to Seize Oil Shipment It Says Came From Iran

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — The U.S. is trying to seize around 2 million barrels of what it thinks is Iranian oil, according to people familiar with the matter, in Washington’s...

January 26, 2021
Total Views: 5338

Shipping

Indonesia Escorts Seized Tankers to Dock for Investigation

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa JAKARTA, Jan 26 (Reuters) – The Iranian and Panamanian-flagged vessels seized by Indonesian authorities for suspected illegal oil transfers are making their way to dock...

January 26, 2021
Total Views: 1782

Sunday, January 24, 2021
Shipping

Indonesia Seizes Iranian and Panamanian Tankers Over Illegal Oil Transfer

Jakarta, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Indonesia said on Sunday its coast guard had seized the Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian-flagged MT Frea vessels over suspected illegal fuel transfers off the country’s...

January 24, 2021
Total Views: 3850

Friday, January 15, 2021
irisl containers
Shipping

U.S. Targets Iranian Shipping with Fresh Sanctions in Final Days of Trump Presidency

WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday sanctioned companies in Iran, China and the United Arab Emirates for doing business with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 1431

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
oil tanker at anchor
Maritime News

U.S. Blacklists More Companies Over Iranian Petrochemical Exports

By Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on companies based in China and the United Arab Emirates, accusing them of supporting the...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 1900

Monday, December 7, 2020
oil tanker
Shipping

Iranian Fuel Flotilla Sailing to Venezuela

By Fabiola Zerpa, Ben Bartenstein and Peter Millard (Bloomberg) — Iran is sending its biggest fleet yet of tankers to Venezuela in defiance of U.S. sanctions to help the isolated nation...

December 7, 2020
Total Views: 2077

Friday, October 30, 2020
tanker
Maritime News

Iran Likens U.S. to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’

DUBAI, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Iran accused the United States on Friday of acting like the “Pirates of the Caribbean” after Washington said it had sold off Iranian crude oil...

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 65