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UN agency: Tanker searched by the US “kidnapped” in front of the United Arab Emirates in Iran | Escalation news between the United States and Iran

A United Nations agency has confirmed that a US-owned oil tanker has been “hijacked” off the United Arab Emirates (UAE) coast after allegedly smuggling Iranian crude and returning to Iranian waters. The International Labor Organization (ILO) said on Sunday that the MT Gulf Sky was kidnapped on July 5, citing its captain. This reflects previous reports from The Associated Press …

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Oil tanker sought by the US is hijacked and is now anchored near Iran: reports

An oil tanker sought by the United States for allegedly circumventing sanctions against Iran has been kidnapped – and is now anchored off the coast of the Islamic Republic, a maritime organization says. According to TankerTrackers.com, the MT Domin Sky under the Dominica flag will be in Iranian waters near the island of Hormuz starting Wednesday. David Hammond, CEO of …

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Iran is suspected of having confiscated and released a Hong Kong-flagged tanker near the Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian armed forces are suspected of having confiscated an oil tanker flying the Hong Kong flag on Tuesday in the Strait of Hormuz. The tanker was armed for a short time, according to the authorities, and detained off the Iranian coast before being released under the heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. No one immediately took responsibility for the …

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Iran oil tanker damage detained by obvious rocket attack on new photos

The pictures released on Monday showed two gaping holes in the hull of an Iranian oil tanker that hit Tehran in a mysterious attack off the coast of Saudi Arabia last week. The Iranian Ministry of Oil published photos of Sabiti, a tanker of the National Iranian Oil Company, with two square apparent impact areas just above the waterline. Iran …

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According to official figures, the Iranian oil tanker near the coast of Saudi Arabia was hit by rockets

An Iranian oil tanker sailing 60 miles off the coast of Saudi Arabia was shaken by two rockets on Friday. This caused a short-term oil leak and threatened to further fuel regional tensions between the two Muslim heavyweight nations. Iranian state television reported that the explosions damaged two storage facilities aboard the oil tanker owned by the National Iranian Oil …

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Iranian officials say two rockets hit the Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Saudi Arabia

An explosion on an Iranian oil tanker was called a "terrorist attack" on Friday, about 60 miles off the coast of Saudi Arabia. According to Iranian officials, two rockets hit the tanker. According to Reuters, the tanker belonging to the National Iranian Oil Company suffered severe damage, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported. The tanker is located on the Red …

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The collapse of the bridge in Taiwan was captured on video as an oil tanker crashed into boats in Nanfangao Bay today

This general view shows a bridge after it collapsed on October 1, 2019, in the fishing port of Nanfangao in Suao Township. Getty Taipei, Taiwan – A towering arch bridge over a bay in eastern Taiwan collapsed on Tuesday, dropping an oil tanker onto boats in the water. The search for potential victims involved an Air Force helicopter and more …

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Iran says the British tanker is free after two months in jail

A British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in July may now leave, the Iranian government said Monday, more than a month after the British authorities released an Iranian tanker detained outside Gibraltar. A rare indication of relaxation at a time when Iran was in an escalation cycle of confrontation with its neighbors on the Persian Gulf and the United States. Iran …

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Iran seizes another oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz as the Gulf Crisis erupts World | news

Israeli Broadcasting Corporation reports that another ship was seized in the Gulf. The correspondent Amochai Stein said on Twitter: "Iran has seized another oil ship in the Strait of Hormuz. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard arrests a ship and eleven crew members under the pretext of diesel smuggling. " According to Iran, allegations that he played a role in the attack …

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