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Extreme Logistics: Watch a massive Iranian submarine being moved by road

Screen grab. Submarine on flatbed truck

PortandTerminal.com, July 8, 2020 DUBAI – A video of one of Iran’s three Kilo-class submarines being transported by truck was posted to social media today and is being reported on in Iranian media. Kilo-class subs are diesel-electric attack submarines designed and built in the Soviet Union for the Soviet Navy and were built up until the mid-1990s. Iran bought three Kilo-Class submarines from Russia (known as Tareq-class …

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Stena Tanker Arrives in Dubai After 10 Weeks Held by Iran

September 27, 2019 by Reuters DUBAI, Sept 27 (Reuters) – The British-flagged Stena Impero tanker arrived at Dubai’s Port Rashid on Friday after sailing out of Iranian waters, according to Refintiv shipping data, after it was detained in July during a row with Britain that has stoked tensions in the Gulf. The Stena Impero left Iran’s Bandar Abbas port on Friday morning …

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Iran’s Hostages: Then and Now

PortandTerminal.com, July 24, 2019 TEHRAN, IRAN – All 23 crew on a British-flagged tanker seized last week by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz are safe and well, the vessel’s Swedish operator Stena Bulk said on Wednesday after speaking to them. Iran said on Saturday it had seized the Stena Impero because it had collided with a fishing boat. Stena …

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Britain Calls for European Naval Mission to Counter Iran’s “Piracy”

July 22, 2019 by Reuters By Michael Georgy and Kylie MacLellan DUBAI/LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of “state piracy.” Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt outlined the plans to parliament after a …

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Bandar Abbas: Iran’s main port now in the cross-hairs

PortandTerminal.com, July 21, 2019 Footage released shows the seized British Stena Impero tanker in Iran’s Bandar Abbas port. This is what we know about the port, Iran’s main trade gateway. TEHRAN, IRAN – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said on Friday that its navy had captured the British-flagged oil tanker, Stena Impero, according to Iran’s state-run Press TV.  Footage released today shows …

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