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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
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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
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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
Pentagon Sending More Forces to Protect Shipping Against Iranian Threats
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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
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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
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Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Greece Had Warned Shipowners of Iranian Threats to Shipping -Sources
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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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Iran Seizes Another Tanker in Strait of Hormuz
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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
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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
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Friday, April 28, 2023
US Confiscation of Iranian Oil Cargo Preceded ‘Advantage Sweet’ Tanker Seizure
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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
Iran Seizes Chevron-Chartered Tanker ‘Advantage Sweet’ in Gulf of Oman
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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
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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
M/T COURAGEOUS
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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
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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
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Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Iranian Tanker Set to Load Oil Cargo Confiscated by U.S.
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Iranian Tanker Set to Load Oil Cargo Confiscated by U.S.

ATHENS, July 27 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker anchored off Piraeus port is expected this week to retrieve part of its cargo which was

July 27, 2022
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Saturday, July 2, 2022
Russian-flagged oil tanker Pegas docked in Greece
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Seized Iranian Tanker Towed To Piraeus Port

ATHENS, July 2 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Greece in April, part of whose cargo was confiscated by the United States, was being

July 2, 2022
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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Iranian Tanker Seized by Greece on Behalf of U.S. Released
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Iranian Tanker Seized by Greece on Behalf of U.S. Released

DUBAI, June 14 (Reuters) – Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organisation (PMO) said on Tuesday the Iranian-flagged Lana tanker ship seized in

June 14, 2022
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Thursday, June 9, 2022
After Ruling, Iran Expects to Get Its Confiscated Oil Back
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After Ruling, Iran Expects to Get Its Confiscated Oil Back

DUBAI, June 9 (Reuters) – Iran expects an oil cargo confiscated by the United States off the coast of Greece to be returned in full, Tehran’s

June 9, 2022
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Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Greek Court Overturns Decision Allowing U.S. Seizure of Iranian Oil Cargo
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Greek Court Overturns Decision Allowing U.S. Seizure of Iranian Oil Cargo

ATHENS, June 8 (Reuters) – A Greek court on Wednesday overturned an earlier court ruling that allowed the confiscation by the United States of part of

June 8, 2022
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