Monday, March 1, 2021
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Maritime Security Incidents

Israel’s Netanyahu Blames Iran For Explosion on Israeli Ro-Ro Helios Ray

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, March 1 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran on Monday for an explosion aboard an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, an accusation rejected...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 2155

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: 6011

Monday, February 22, 2021
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Navy

Iran And Russia Start Joint Naval Drill

by Angus MacSwan (Reuters) – Iran and Russia on Tuesday embarked on joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean which will include thwarting a mock pirate attack on a merchant ship, Iranian...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 1509

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Shipping

U.S. Looks to Courts to Seize 2 Million Barrels of Alleged Iranian Oil

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — The U.S. has gone to court to seize 2 million barrels of oil that it claims came from Iran, as Joe Biden’s administration shows little sign...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 1510

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: 989

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: 2846

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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: 1741

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: 3786

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Navy

Iran Starts Naval War Games Near Mouth Of Gulf

(Reuters) – Iranian army commandos and paratroopers started exercises near the mouth of the Gulf on Tuesday, the last full day of U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration. State television showed...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 1967

Saturday, January 16, 2021
Navy

Iran Fires Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles Into Indian Ocean

(Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Saturday fired long-range ballistic missiles into the Indian Ocean on the second day of a military exercise, state media reported. The drill, which comes in the...

January 16, 2021
Total Views: 5103

Friday, January 15, 2021
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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: 1420

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: 2292

Friday, January 8, 2021
Shipping

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Unveil Underground Missile Base in Gulf

DUBAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards unveiled an underground missile base at an undisclosed Gulf location on Friday, Iranian state media reported, at a time of heightened...

January 8, 2021
Total Views: 6575

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: 1065

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: 3275

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: 3092

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Defense

Israel Receives Its Most Advanced Warship as Iran Tensions Rise

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Israel received its most advanced warship on Wednesday, describing the German-made vessel dubbed “Shield” as a bulwark for vulnerable Mediterranean gas rigs...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 4276

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Defense

Iran’s Guards Launch ‘Aircraft Carrier’ Warship -State Media

DUBAI, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have added a warship capable of carrying aircraft, missile launchers and drones to its naval fleet, state media said on Thursday,...

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 9957

Friday, October 30, 2020
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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: 55

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Maritime News

Venezuela and Iran Buck U.S. Sanctions Again to Export Crude

By Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) — After defying U.S. sanctions by shipping a cargo of oil condensate to Venezuela just last week, Iran is using the same ship to help the...

September 22, 2020
Total Views: 22