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Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil installations

Saudi Arabia’s defence minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil installations that Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi militia has claimed...

Alphaliner raises fresh hopes for container shipping recovery 

Iran, Oman to launch new shipping line by late April

Iran and Oman are set to add a new direct shipping route between their ports in the Persian Gulf in a move to help boost economic interactions between the two countries,...

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U.S. warns shippers against violating Syria, Iran sanctions

The United States government on Monday warned the oil shipping industry to avoid violating sanctions against Syria and Iran by scrutinizing vessel histories and trading...

Ship sinks in Iran’s Shahid Rajaei Port

Ship sinks in Iran’s Shahid Rajaei Port

A general cargo ship laden with 153 containers has capsized while berthed in Shahid Rajaei Port, Bandar Abbas, Iran. Local Iranian media reports the 4,400dwt...

Panama to expel 60 Iranian ships for fear of US sanctions

U.S. sanctions: Panama deflags 59 ships linked to Iran

Maritime Authority of Panama (AMP) has revoked the registration of no fewer than 59 Iranian ships after the restoration of the US sanctions targeting transportation, oil...

Iran fires cruise missile on major oil shipping route 

Iran fires cruise missile on major oil shipping route 

Iran successfully tested a cruise missile on Sunday during naval exercises near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran’s state media reported, at a time of heightened tensions...

Iran deports 13 Somali pirates

Iran deports 13 Somali pirates

13 Somali nationals have been deported to their country after serving several years in Iranian jails for piracy. In a statement published on Iranian News Agency, the...

Fifteen die in Iran military plane crash

Fifteen die in Iran military plane crash

Fifteen out of the 16 passengers on board a military cargo plane were killed on Monday, when the aircraft caught fire after hitting the wall at the end of the runway...

Iran vows to protect oil tankers against attacks 

Iran vows to protect oil tankers against attacks 

Iran’s armed forces will protect Iranian oil tankers against any threats, an Iranian military official said on Monday after the United States called the ships a...

Italian police seizes record 270 kg heroin aboard ship from Iran

Italian police seizes record 270 kg heroin aboard ship from Iran

Italian police said on Thursday it discovered 270 kg of heroin hidden in a container that arrived aboard a ship from Iran. According to the police, this is the biggest...

US includes sunken ship on Iran sanctions list 

US includes sunken ship on Iran sanctions list 

Iranian tanker Sanchi, which sank in the East China Sea on January 14, 2018, has been included in the new comprehensive list of over 700 sanctioned individuals,...

South Sudan boosts oil output by 70,000 bpd

Japan to resume crude oil imports from Iran

Japan’s Trade Minister, Hiroshige Seko, on Tuesday, said Japanese buyers of Iranian crude oil are expected to prepare to resume imports from the Middle Eastern...