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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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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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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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TAKEDOWN VIDEO: The moment Friday when Iranians seized the UK-tanker Stena Impero.

PortandTerminal.com, July 20, 2019 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. This is the video of that vessel being captured. LONDON, ENGLAND – Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday (July 19) and told Tehran to return the vessels …

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Iran announces capture of British oil tanker. British holding emergency meeting now.

Iranian navy gun boat

PortandTerminal.com, July 19, 2019 What we know: The Stena Impero was seized in the Strait of Hormuz at 4pm BST by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces The British-registered tanker was ordered to turn to the north and was taken into Iranian territorial watersA second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar has also been seized by Iran according to the Foreign Office. Other reports say …

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