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Friday, January 19, 2024
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Greek Cadet Released from Tanker Seized by Iran

The youngest crew member aboard a tanker seized by Iran last week is headed home, according to the ship’s manager. Greece-based Empire Navigation

January 19, 2024
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Sunday, January 14, 2024
St Nikolas ship X1 oil tanker involved in U.S.-Iran dispute in the Gulf of Oman which state media says was seized is seen in the Tokyo bay. Daisuke Nimura/Handout via REUTERS
Navy

Iran Seized Tanker Located Off Iran’s Qeshm Island

CAIRO (Reuters) – The Marshall Islands-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday has been located east of Iran’s Qeshm

January 14, 2024
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Thursday, January 11, 2024
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Navy

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker in Retaliation Against U.S. Oil Confiscation

By Jana Choukeir, Ahmed Elimam and Robert Harvey DUBAI, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Iran seized a tanker with Iraqi crude destined for Turkey

January 11, 2024
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STRAIT OF HORMUZ (May 3, 2023) A screenshot of a video showing fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy swarming Panama-flagged oil tanker Niovi as it transits the Strait of Hormuz, May 3, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
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The Curious Backstory on Iran’s Latest Tanker Seizure in Gulf of Oman

In the latest development of an ongoing series of incidents, Iran has seized a tanker in the Gulf of Oman, further escalating tensions in the region. The

January 11, 2024
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Sunday, November 26, 2023
Oil tanker, Chemical tanker. Photo: By bob63 / Shutterstock
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Chemical Tanker Seized In Gulf Of Aden

By Aziz El Yaakoubi RIYADH, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Unidentified armed individuals have seized a tanker carrying a cargo of phosphoric acid in the

November 26, 2023
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Sunday, August 20, 2023
Gasoline tanker at terminal. Photo Shutterstock
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Iranian Tanker Seized By US Begins Unloading

HOUSTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) – A cargo of Iranian crude oil that was seized by the United States was unloading on Sunday after waiting

August 20, 2023
Total Views: 12439

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Stock photo shows an oil tanker at a terminal
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Lawmakers Urge Biden to Resolve Offloading Delay of Seized Iran Oil Tanker

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers from both political parties have urged President Joe Biden and members of his administration to

August 16, 2023
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Tuesday, August 8, 2023
USS Bataan underway at sea with USS Carter in background
Defense

Over 3,000 US Navy Sailors and Marines Arrive in Middle East Amid Iranian Threat to Shipping

More than 3,000 U.S. Navy Sailors and Marines arrived in the Middle East this week as part of a pre-announced deployment to the region coming amid heightened

August 8, 2023
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Thursday, July 20, 2023
Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker Advantage Sweet, which, according to Refinitiv ship tracking data, is a Suezmax crude tanker which had been chartered by oil major Chevron and had last docked in Kuwait, sails at Marmara sea near Istanbul, Turkey January 10, 2023. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik
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Pentagon Sending More Forces to Protect Shipping Against Iranian Threats

The U.S. Department of Defense has announced plans to deploy even more forces to U.S. Central Command (Centcom) area of responsibility in response to

July 20, 2023
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Saturday, July 8, 2023
Damage sustained by M/T Richmond Voyager after personnel from an Iranian naval vessel fired multiple long bursts of rounds from small arms and crew-served weapons during an attempt to unlawfully seize the commercial tanker, according to U.S. Navy, is seen, in the Gulf of Oman, in this handout photo provided by U.S. Navy on July 5, 2023. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Tanker Not Involved In Collision In Gulf, Oil Major Says

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – The Bahamas-flagged Richmond Voyager was not involved in any collision in the Gulf, its manager, U.S. oil major

July 8, 2023
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Thursday, July 6, 2023
A still image obtained from a handout video which captured M/T Richmond Voyager being approached by an Iranian naval vessel during an attempt to unlawfully seize the commercial tanker, according to U.S. Navy, in the Gulf of Oman, provided by U.S. Navy on July 5, 2023.
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Iran Seizes Merchant Tanker in Gulf, U.S. Navy Says

LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards “forcibly seized” a commercial ship in international waters in

July 6, 2023
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Monday, June 5, 2023
Iran Harasses Merchant Ship in Strait of Hormuz – US Navy
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Iran Harasses Merchant Ship in Strait of Hormuz – US Navy

U.S. and UK forces came to the aid of a merchant ship being harassed by Iranian fast-attack boats in Strait of Hormuz on Sunday. The incident highlights the

June 5, 2023
Total Views: 2454

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
STRAIT OF HORMUZ (May 3, 2023) A screenshot of a video showing fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy swarming Panama-flagged oil tanker Niovi as it transits the Strait of Hormuz, May 3, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Shipping

Greece Had Warned Shipowners of Iranian Threats to Shipping -Sources

By Jonathan Saul and Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS, May 3 (Reuters) – Greece issued a series of warnings to shipowners to avoid sailing close to

May 3, 2023
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STRAIT OF HORMUZ (May 3, 2023) A screenshot of a video showing fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy swarming Panama-flagged oil tanker Niovi as it transits the Strait of Hormuz, May 3, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
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Iran Seizes Another Tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Iranian forces have seized another tanker in the strategically important Strait of Hormuz, marking the latest in a series of seizures and attacks by Iranian

May 3, 2023
Total Views: 1940

Monday, May 1, 2023
Iran Releases Video of ‘Advantage Sweet’ Boarding in Gulf of Oman
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Iran Releases Video of ‘Advantage Sweet’ Boarding in Gulf of Oman

New footage aired by Iran’s state television on Friday revealed Iranian navy commandos boarding a U.S.-bound oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman. The U.S.

May 1, 2023
Total Views: 10335

Friday, April 28, 2023
Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker Advantage Sweet, which, according to Refinitiv ship tracking data, is a Suezmax crude tanker which had been chartered by oil major Chevron and had last docked in Kuwait, sails at Marmara sea near Istanbul, Turkey January 10, 2023. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik
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US Confiscation of Iranian Oil Cargo Preceded ‘Advantage Sweet’ Tanker Seizure

WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. confiscated Iranian oil on a tanker at sea in recent days in a sanctions enforcement operation, three sources

April 28, 2023
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Thursday, April 27, 2023
Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker Advantage Sweet, which, according to Refinitiv ship tracking data, is a Suezmax crude tanker which had been chartered by oil major Chevron and had last docked in Kuwait, sails at Marmara sea near Istanbul, Turkey January 10, 2023. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik
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Iran Seizes Chevron-Chartered Tanker ‘Advantage Sweet’ in Gulf of Oman

DUBAI, April 27 (Reuters) – Iran seized a Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman in international waters on

April 27, 2023
Total Views: 7676

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Iran Releases Two Greek Tankers Seized in May
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Iran Releases Two Greek Tankers Seized in May

By Renee Maltezou and Jonathan Saul ATHENS/LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Iran has released two Greek-flagged tankers that it seized in the Gulf in

November 16, 2022
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Friday, November 4, 2022
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U.S. Offers $5 Million Bounty for Singaporean Over North Korea Oil Shipments

By Philip J. Heijmans (Bloomberg) — The US Department of State on Thursday issued a $5 million bounty for information on a Singaporean businessman who

November 4, 2022
Total Views: 4233

Friday, August 12, 2022
Iran Loads Oil Cargo Previously Confiscated By U.S.
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Iran Loads Oil Cargo Previously Confiscated By U.S.

ATHENS, Aug 12 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker is reloading oil that was confiscated by the United States earlier this year after Greek

August 12, 2022
Total Views: 1082
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