Tag Archives: Iranian tanker


Greek PM says Iranian tanker wanted by US not heading to Greece

08 August, 2019 2:53 am 2:53 am

PARIS (Reuters) – An Iranian tanker the United States wants to seize is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday. The Adrian Darya, formerly called Grace 1, left Gibraltar on Sunday. Ship-tracking data on Tuesday showed it was heading towards the … Read More

Iranian tanker Gibraltar

Iranian tanker at centre of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping d...

08 August, 2019 9:22 am 9:22 am

GIBRALTAR (Reuters) – The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a US request to detain the vessel further. British Royal Marines seized the tanker in Gibraltar in July on suspicion it was carrying oil to Syria, … Read More


US issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker off Gibraltar

08 August, 2019 9:58 pm 9:58 pm

GIBRALTAR (Reuters) – The United States has issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West in a last ditch effort to prevent the vessel from leaving Gibraltar. The Grace 1 was seized by British Royal Marines at the western mouth of the Mediterranean on July … Read More


Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker; US seeks to hold it

08 August, 2019 2:52 am 2:52 am

LONDON/GIBRALTAR (Reuters) – Britain’s Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided on Thursday to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not immediately indicate when or if the ship would set sail after the United States launched a new, last-minute legal bid to hold it. The Grace 1 was seized by British Royal Marine commandos in darkness … Read More