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Iran warns U.S. against seizing oil tanker released by Gibraltar 

Iran says tanker oil sold at sea, buyer sets destination

  Iran’s envoy to London said on Wednesday the oil cargo of tanker Adrian Darya 1 was sold at sea to a private company, denying Tehran had broken assurances it...

Iran warns U.S. against seizing oil tanker released by Gibraltar 

Iran sells off oil on tanker seized by Gibraltar 

  Iran has sold the oil on the tanker which was detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar, an Iranian government spokesperson has said. Iran did not say who it had...

Gibraltar detains oil supertanker heading to Syria

UK disagrees with Iran on release of seized tanker 

The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean despite an Iranian report that it could do so...

UK tags Iran’s seizure of tanker a ‘hostile act’

UK tags Iran’s seizure of tanker a ‘hostile act’

Britain denounced the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a “hostile act” on Saturday, rejecting Tehran’s explanation that it had seized...

Tanker freight rates double after attacks

Crude oil tanker freight rates from the Arabian Gulf to China have doubled on the back of the recent tanker attacks, according to shipping association BIMCO. Very large...

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Togo arrests pirates for attempted hijacking of tanker

Togolese naval forces have prevented a hijacking of product tanker Djetona 1 in the Gulf of Guinea. Data provided by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy...

Tanker, barges collide near Bayport Texas 

Tanker, barges collide near Bayport Texas 

A unified command has been set up to respond to a major gasoline product spill in the Houston Ship after a tanker and tug pushing two barges collided near Bayport,...

Nigerian Navy arrests two oil thieves on product tanker

Nigerian Navy arrests two oil thieves on product tanker

The Nigerian Navy has arrested two oil thieves after they boarded an oil product tanker to steal oil cargo off the Nigerian coast. According to Asia piracy watchdog,...

EU calls for renewed efforts to battle resurgent piracy off Somali coast

Pirates approach tanker in the Gulf of Aden

Pirates attempted to board a Singapore-flagged tanker in the Gulf of Aden, Asian piracy watchdog ReCAAP ICC said. The attempted incident occurred at around 12:40 on...

Greenpeace activists board giant tanker in Gulf of Cadiz 

Greenpeace activists board giant tanker in Gulf of Cadiz 

Six Greenpeace activists boarded Stolt Tenacity, a giant tanker owned by Stolt Tankers, while the vessel was underway off the west coast of Spain, in the Gulf of Cadiz...

Samsung Heavy wins Singapore oil tanker order

U.S. sanctions against Iran to drive tanker rate increases

  The United States is standing its ground on the plans to reimpose sanctions on Iran’s energy, shipbuilding, shipping, and banking sectors, which was expected to...

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

A product tanker was attacked by a group of armed pirates on Monday while at an anchorage off the coast of Guinea in West Africa. The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre...