Thursday, May 7, 2015
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Maersk Tigris Released from Iranian Control

The containership Maersk Tigris has been released today from Iranian control according to a statement from Rickmers Group, the operators of the vessel. The ship and her 24 crew were...

May 7, 2015
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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U.S. Navy Stops Accompanying Ships Through the Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. Navy has stopped accompanying U.S.- flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz, ending a mission that began last week after Iran’s seizure of a cargo ship.

May 6, 2015
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Iran, Maersk Close to Deal Over Vessel Arrest

Iran said on Wednesday a legal settlement could be reached soon over its seizure of the Marshall-Islands flagged Maersk Tigris container ship in the Strait of Hormuz last month, according to the official IRNA news agency.

May 6, 2015
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Monday, May 4, 2015
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Strait of Hormuz – U.S. Navy Ships To Guard British Merchants

U.S. Navy warships have begun accompanying British-flagged commercial vessels through the Strait of Hormuz as a result of Iran's detention of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship last week, the Pentagon said on Monday.

May 4, 2015
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Maersk Meets In Iran – No Progress In Vessel Arrest

Maersk Line said on Monday it had met again with the Ports & Maritime Organization (PMO) in Iran regarding the seizure of the vessel Maersk Tigris but has yet to receive any official documents from Iranian authorities.

May 4, 2015
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Thursday, April 30, 2015
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U.S. Navy Begins Accompanying American Ships Through Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. Navy has begun accompanying U.S.- flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz in response to Iran’s seizure of a cargo ship flying the flag of the Marshall Islands, American defense officials said.

April 30, 2015
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Rickmers to Iran – Your Beef is Not With Us

Rickmers Group, the company that has been operating the Maersk Tigris since 2005, released a statement this afternoon urging for the immediate release of their vessel by the Iranians. “We would...

April 30, 2015
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Maersk Insists On Release of Ship and Crew Seized by Iran

Denmark's Maersk shipping said on Thursday it insisted on the release of a vessel and crew seized by Iran, adding it assumed the incident was related to a 2005 court case over uncollected cargo.

April 30, 2015
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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Maritime News

AIS Replay Shows Moment Maersk Tigris Was Picked from Busy Shipping Lane

This AIS replay shows the moment that Iranian forces intercepted the Marshall Islands-flagged Maersk Tigris as it made its way through through a busy internationally recognized shipping lane in the...

April 29, 2015
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Iran is Committed to Freedom of Navigation in Persian Gulf

Iran's foreign minister on Wednesday offered assurances that Tehran is committed to maintaining freedom of navigation in the Gulf in the aftermath of the seizure of a commercial ship by Iranian forces a day earlier.

April 29, 2015
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Maersk Tigris Held By Iranians Over 10-Year Old Missing Cargo

Danish shipping company Maersk said on Wednesday the crew of the Maersk Tigris container ship were safe and "in good spirits" after Iranian authorities seized the ship in the Strait of Hormuz the previous day.

April 29, 2015
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Maersk Ship Seized by Iranian Forces in Strait of Hormuz

Updates: Maersk Tigris Seizure A Maersk containership was seized Tuesday by Iranian forces as it travelled through the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian territorial waters, the U.S. Pentagon has confirmed....

April 28, 2015
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