Friday, June 14, 2019
strait of hormuz
Maritime News

U.S. and Gulf Allies Face Tough Task Protecting Oil Shipping Lanes

By Ghaida Ghantous and Rania El Gamal DUBAI, June 14 (Reuters) – The United States and its allies may need to to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks...

June 14, 2019
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front altair oil tanker is seen after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman
Maritime News

The Tanker War, Part II: A Historical Perspective

By Sal R. Mercogliano – The June 13, 2019 attacks on MV Front Altair and MV Kokuka Courageous, following the assault on four tankers at the anchorage of Fujairah on...

June 14, 2019
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Yutaka Katada, president of shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd. points to a picture of their tanker Kokuka Courageous, one of two that were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, during a news conference in Tokyo
Maritime News

Ship Owner Says “Flying Objects” Damaged Japanese Tanker During Attack in Gulf of Oman

By Junko Fujita TOKYO, June 14 (Reuters) – Two “flying objects” damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman,...

June 14, 2019
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Interesting

U.S. Military Says Video Proves Iran was Behind Tanker Attacks

The U.S. Central Command released video Friday which it says proves that Iran was behind two tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday.  CENTCOM also released photographs showing...

June 14, 2019
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Thursday, June 13, 2019
lng carrier
Maritime News

Gulf of Oman Tanker Attacks Threaten LNG Shipments Too

By Liam Denning (Bloomberg Opinion) –News of more mysterious tanker attacks, this time in the Gulf of Oman, had their predictable effect on (otherwise lifeless) oil prices Thursday morning. But...

June 13, 2019
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An Iranian navy boat tries to stop the fire of an oil tanker after it was attacked in the Gulf of Oman
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U.S. Blames Iran for Tanker Attacks in Gulf of Oman

By Lisa Barrington and Phil Stewart DUBAI/WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices...

June 13, 2019
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Maritime News

Tanker Attacks in Gulf of Oman Stoke Security and Oil Fears

By Lisa Barrington and Rania El Gamal DUBAI, June 13 (Reuters) – Two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil...

June 13, 2019
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Undated handout archive photo by the Norwegian shipowner Frontline of the crude oil tanker Front Altair
Maritime News

Oil Surges After Attacks on Tankers in Gulf of Oman

By Shadia Nasralla LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped more than 4% on Thursday after a suspected attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman near Iran...

June 13, 2019
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A handout photo made available by the Norwegian shipowner Frontline of the crude oil tanker Front Altair after the fire onboard the ship in the Gulf of Oman
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Two Tankers Attacked Near Strait of Hormuz: Here’s What We Know So Far

The U.S. Navy Fifth Fleet reported this morning that it was aware of the reported attack on shipping vessels in the Gulf of Oman, with U.S. Naval Forces in the...

June 13, 2019
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