Saturday, June 12, 2021
Sahand Destroyer
Navy

Are Iranian Warships Smuggling Weapons To Venezuela?

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) The U.S. is closely tracking an Iranian navy transport ship headed for the Caribbean — possibly Venezuela — and is prepared to take action against the delivery...

June 12, 2021
Total Views: 5836

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Shipping

Iran to Start Oil Exports From New Port that Bypasses Strait of Hormuz

By Arsalan Shahla (Bloomberg) — Iran said it will soon export oil from a new port that allows it to bypass the Strait of Hormuz, as nuclear talks between Tehran and...

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 1865

Monday, May 10, 2021
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Ship Fires Warning Shots in Latest Encounter with Iranian vessels

By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) – A U.S. Coast Guard ship fired about 30 warning shots after 13 vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came close...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 5077

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
Total Views: 1893

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Iran Saviz
Maritime Security Incidents

Iran Says Its Ship Saviz was Attacked in Red Sea

DUBAI, April 7 (Reuters) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday an Iranian ship, the Saviz, had been attacked in the Red Sea, a day after media reports that the...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 2253

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Iran Saviz
Accidents

Iranian Ship Targeted by Mine in Red Sea -Reports

CAIRO, April 6 (Reuters) – An Iranian cargo ship has come under attack in the Red Sea, Al Arabiya TV reported on Tuesday, quoting unnamed sources, and semi-official Iranian news...

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 3299

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: 2389

Shahr e Kord containership
Shipping

Iranian Ship Damaged in Attack in Mediterranean, IRISL Says

DUBAI, March 12 (Reuters) – An Iranian container ship was damaged in an attack in the Mediterranean, the state-run shipping company said on Friday, adding it would take legal action to identify...

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 4906

Monday, March 1, 2021
Helios-Ray-roro-explosion-GULF-SECURITY-SHIP
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: 2423

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: 6151

Monday, February 22, 2021
irand and russian warships
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: 1840

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: 1576

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: 2868

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: 1780

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: 3846

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: 2022

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: 5164

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: 1427

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: 2300