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Iran seizes ship with Filipino crew for alleged fuel smuggling in Gulf

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 / 8:19 AM  DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s coast guard has seized a foreign tugboat suspected of smuggling fuel in the Gulf and detained its 12 Filipino crew members, state television reported on Saturday. It said the tugboat was carrying nearly 284,000 litres of diesel. The report did not say what national flag the vessel was flying. …

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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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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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