Saturday, August 7, 2021
Navy

Iran Says It Seeks Gulf Security

Kirsten Donovan (Reuters) Iran on Saturday rejected as psychological warfare accusations that it was behind a deadly attack on a tanker off Oman’s coast, and said Tehran sought to enhance the...

August 7, 2021
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Friday, August 6, 2021
mercer street damage
Maritime Security

U.S. Cites Conclusive Evidence that Iranian ‘Kamikaze’ Drone Was Used in Tanker Attack

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) — The U.S. cited evidence for the first time Friday to back up its assertion that Iran was behind the deadly drone attack on an Israeli-managed tanker...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 5593

Maritime Security

G7 Calls Out Iran for Attack on Mercer Street

Foreign Ministers from the Group of Seven of the world’s leading economies have condemned the “deliberate and targeted attack” on the MT Mercer Street off the coast of Oman, saying...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 839

Israeli Rear Admiral Ido Ben-Moshe
Maritime Security Incidents

Israel Prepared To Attack Iran To Protect Shipping

By Alisa Odenheimer (Bloomberg) Israel is prepared to attack Iran, Defense Minister Benny Gantz said, as his country lobbied for a response to a fatal drone attack on the Israeli-operated...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 3138

Thursday, August 5, 2021
mercer street
Maritime Security

U.N. Security Council to Discuss Deadly Tanker Attack on Friday

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Britain will discuss a deadly tanker attack off the coast of Oman during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on...

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 545

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Maritime Security

U.S. Believes Iran was Behind ‘Hijacking’ Incident in Gulf of Oman, But Can’t Yet Confirm

The United States believes Iran was behind Tuesday’s maritime security incident on board the Asphalt Princess in the Gulf of Oman, but it wasn’t yet in a position to confirm...

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 1792

Asphalt Queen tanker
Maritime Security Incidents

Boarders Exit Asphalt Princess Off UAE

DUBAI, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Oman on Wednesday identified the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess as the tanker involved in a hijacking which Britain’s maritime trade agency earlier said was over. The...

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 2550

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Asphalt Queen tanker
Shipping

Tanker Seized by Suspected Iranian-Backed Forces in Arabian Sea, Maritime Sources Say

By Lisa Barrington and Jonathan Saul DUBAI/LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Iranian-backed forces are believed to have seized an oil tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the United...

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 11559

mercer street
Maritime Security

Israel Flags ‘Hard Evidence’ That Iran Struck Mercer Street Tanker as Mideast Tensions Rise

By Alisa Odenheimer and Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — Israel said it had given allies “hard evidence” that Iran was behind last week’s deadly attack on a tanker in the Gulf of...

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 1443

Monday, August 2, 2021
mercer street
Shipping

US, Israel, UK Vow Action Against Iran on ‘Mercer Street’ Tanker Attack

By Arsalan Shahla and Gwen Ackerman (Bloomberg) — The U.S., Israel and the U.K. all vowed to respond to a deadly drone attack on an Israeli-linked tanker last week in a...

August 2, 2021
Total Views: 1679

mercer street
Defense

Iran Warns of Response if Security Threatened After Ship Attack

By Parisa Hafezi DUBAI, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Iran will respond promptly to any threat against its security, the foreign ministry said on Monday, after the United States, Israel and...

August 2, 2021
Total Views: 1443

mercer street
Accidents

U.S., Britain Blame Iran for Deadly Tanker Attack Off Oman

LONDON/WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The United States and Britain said on Sunday they believed Iran carried out an attack on an Israeli-managed petroleum product tanker off the coast of...

August 2, 2021
Total Views: 3363

Saturday, July 31, 2021
mercer street
Maritime Security Incidents

US Navy Says Israel-Linked Oil Tanker Was Targeted by Drones

By Patrick Sykes (Bloomberg) U.S. Navy experts believe a drone struck the Mercer Street,oil tanker with links to an Israeli billionaire off Oman this week, the Associated Press reported, citing the...

July 31, 2021
Total Views: 2303

Friday, July 30, 2021
mercer street
Accidents

Iranian Drone Suspected in Deadly Tanker Attack off Oman

A Briton and a Romanian were killed when an Israeli-managed petroleum product tanker came under attack on Thursday.

July 30, 2021
Total Views: 3165

mercer street
Shipping

Two Crew Killed in Attack on Israeli-Managed Tanker off Oman

Update: Zodiac Maritime confirms the MT Mercer Street is “sailing under control of her crew and under her own power at 14 knots to a safe location with a US...

July 30, 2021
Total Views: 3794