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Iranian tanker possibly hit by missiles off Saudi coast

There is no claim of responsibility for the incident.

Suspected terrorist attack sets ablaze Iran oil tanker off Saudi port

Vessel heavily damaged and leaking oil into Red Sea.

British tanker arrives in Dubai after 10-week detention in Iran

All crew members are safe and are in high spirit following release from Iran’s detention.

Iran may release British-flagged tanker within hours, says Swedish owner

The owners of the Stena Impero are waiting if the ship will sail out of Iranian waters.

Iran tanker released by Gibraltar headed to Lebanon, says Turkey

The tanker is suspected of transporting crude oil to Syria in violation of European sanctions against the country. 

Gibraltar refuses US request to seize Iranian tanker

Gibraltar says it could not comply with the US warrant as it is bound by EU law.

Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 60

The explosion was reportedly triggered when a man tried to pull out the truck's battery, while witnesses say one of the people looting the fuel was smoking a cigarette.

Iran links tanker row to ailing nuclear deal

British authorities detained an Iranian tanker off the UK overseas territory of Gibraltar in early July on allegations it was breaching EU sanctions on Syria.

Iran says European naval mission in Gulf would be ‘provocative’

An Iranian government spokesman says Iran believed the security of the oil-rich Gulf had to be maintained by countries in the region.

Iran frees 9 Indian crew from seized tanker

India's foreign ministry did not give details of the release of the men.

British navy to escort UK-flagged ships in Gulf strait

Britain raises its security level in the region to the highest level and advised all boats in Iranian waters not to enter the strait.

Ukraine detains Russian tanker, Moscow warns of consequences

Ukraine's security service maintain that the tanker in the Ukrainian port of Izmail was involved in an incident in November in the Kerch Strait that led to Russia seizing 3 Ukrainian vessels.

New Delhi asks Iran to free 18 Indians on seized British-flagged...

India has 18 nationals and the Philippines has one sailor aboard the Stena Impero.

Iran Guards confiscate British tanker in Strait of Hormuz

The latest incident comes as US President Donald Trump insisted on Friday that the military had downed an Iranian drone.

Iran says it has seized foreign tanker as Gulf tensions deepen

It is unclear if the impounded ship is the same vessel Iran had towed to safety on Sunday after sending a distress signal.

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil...

Tensions between Iran and Britain escalates as the latter claims the former's vessels tried to block a tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz. 

US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf...

'US naval forces in the region receive two separate distress calls at 6:12 am. local time and a second one at 7:00 am,' the statement says.

Tanker missing off Gabon with 17 Georgian sailors onboard

Gabon lies on the southern part of the Gulf of Guinea -- the great bend in the coastline of West Africa -- where pirates are a major problem for shipping.

Boeing earnings up, but reports higher costs on tanker

Boeing reported a net income of US$2.2 billion.

Japan’s navy to buy tanker to fuel ships patrolling East China...

Japan's navy needs a tanker able to carry 300,000 barrels of fuel to Okinawa.

Japan reports suspected North Korea sanctions violation

The Japanese government claims that there was a cargo transfer between a Belizean tanker and a North Korean one.

Gas spill sparks highway inferno in China

A stretch of the Beijing-Harbin Expressway caught fire when an overturned tanker spilled liquid natural gas on the road.

Oil tanker with 22 Indian crew members missing in Gulf of...

There is a possibility that the Marine Express was hijacked by pirates.

Black box for sunken tanker Sanchi opened, Iranian media say

The black boxes for the Sanchi and the CF Crystal have both been opened.