Iran says still-mysterious attack on oil tanker won't go unpunished

World Oct 13, 2019

Iran says still-mysterious attack on oil tanker won't go unpunished

Iran said Saturday that an attack on one of the country's oil tankers won't go unpunished, the official IRNA news agency reported. Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, said a day after two missiles struck the Iranian tanker Sabiti as it traveled ...

World Oct 11, 2019

Iran claims missiles from Saudi Arabia hit oil tanker

Two missiles fired from Saudi territory struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S. There was no ...

Business Sep 27, 2019

Tanker costs surge as Chinese firms face sanctions over Iran oil

Oil tanker costs are surging after the U.S. slapped sanctions on Chinese companies it accused of hauling Iranian crude on Wednesday, prompting a scramble in freight markets to secure alternative vessels. Rates for ships hauling 2 million-barrel cargoes of Middle East oil to Asia have ...

Iran says legal steps for U.K. tanker release have been completed

World Sep 23, 2019

Iran says legal steps for U.K. tanker release have been completed

An Iranian government spokesman said on Monday that all legal steps had been completed for the release of the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero but that he did not know when the vessel would be released, Iranian media reported. The July 19 seizure of the ...