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Iran lies. America furious. Judge in Gibraltar looks like a naive fool (at best)

PortandTerminal.com, September 10, 2019 Six weeks after the recently renamed Adrian Darya 1 was detained by Gibraltar a judge there ordered the ship’s release based upon Iranian promises that the tanker “would not deliver its oil to the Syrians“. At a minimum, it was a breathtakingly naive decision by the judge. WASHINGTON – Everyone in the world with the exception …

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Stupid. Iran blew it today. Says it will only release 7 of its 23 Stena crew hostages.

PortandTerminal.com, Sept. 4, 2019 Iran announces that it will reduce it’s Stena Impero hostage count from 23 to 16 innocent crew members. TEHRAN, IRAN – The Iranian Government has decided to release only seven of the 23 crew members it holds hostage on the detained tanker Stena Impero, according to the ship’s operator Stena Bulk. That’s simply not enough and leaves …

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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: 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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