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UK offers to return seized Iranian oil tanker

Photo of Iranian oil tanker Grace 1

PortandTerminal.com, July 15, 2019 Gibraltar and the UK would help with the release of the detained Iranian crude oil carrier Grace 1 if there are guarantees the ship would not be going to Syria. GIBRALTAR – Britain offered on Saturday to return a seized Iranian tanker if Tehran provided guarantees that the oil would not go to Syria. Earlier this …

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BREAKING: Tehran threatens to seize British oil tanker if Iranian ship not released

PortandTerminal.com, July 5, 2019 An Iranian official has said a British oil tanker should be seized if a detained Iranian ship is not released. TEHRAN – A senior commander in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps today threatened to seize a British tanker if the UK doesn’t release the Iranian ship detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying crude oil to Syria …

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BREAKING: British Royal Marines detain tanker en route to Syria

PortandTerminal.com, July 4, 2019 Royal Marines and Gibraltar seize ship suspected of taking oil to Syria GIBRALTAR – A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions. The vessel is suspected to be in violation of EU sanctions against Syria. The Grace 1 is a …

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