Stena Impero Docks In Dubai After Detention By Iran

by Anna Ringstrom (Reuters) A British-flagged tanker that was detained by Iran for 10 weeks, docked in Dubai on Saturday, after a standoff that has stoked tensions along a vital global shipping route for oil. The Stena Impero, which sailed out of Iranian waters on Friday, was seized by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on July 19, shortly after British forces detained an Iranian … [Read more...]

Stena Tanker Arrives in Dubai After 10 Weeks Held by Iran

DUBAI, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The British-flagged Stena Impero tanker arrived at Dubai's Port Rashid on Friday after sailing out of Iranian waters, according to Refintiv shipping data, after it was detained in July during a row with Britain that has stoked tensions in the Gulf. The Stena Impero left Iran's Bandar Abbas port on Friday morning bound for Dubai, where the crew will … [Read more...]

Stena Impero Leaves Iran After 10 Weeks

DUBAI, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The British-flagged Stena Impero tanker sailed out of Iranian waters on Friday, the owner said, after it was detained in July during a row with Britain that has stoked tensions in the Gulf. The Stena Impero left Iran's Bandar Abbas port on Friday morning bound for Dubai, where the crew would be repatriated, Sweden's Stena Bulk said, after being … [Read more...]

Iran Still Holding Stena Impero Despite Lifting Detention Order

By Johan Ahlander STOCKHOLM, Sept 25 (Reuters) - British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero is still being held in Iran, despite Tehran lifting a detention order on the vessel, its owner said on Wednesday. Sweden's Stena Bulk said it was not in negotiations with Iran and not aware of any formal charges against the crew or the company. Iran's foreign ministry said earlier … [Read more...]

Stena Impero Has Yet to Leave Iran Waters

STOCKHOLM, Sept 24 (Reuters) - The British-flagged tanker Stena Impero detained by Iran in July remains in that country even though it has been legally cleared to leave, the tanker's Swedish owner Stena Bulk said on Tuesday. Iran's ambassador to Britain, Hamid Baeidinejad, said on Monday that the vessel was free to depart after legal hurdles were cleared and this was … [Read more...]