The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) of Iran unveiled this week the second oceangoing oil tanker it has helped to build, to show that the Islamic Republic has managed to build a tanker despite the U.S. sanctions imposed.
Russian officials announced on Thursday that the country has dispatched ships to assist the New Diamond oil tanker, which is reportedly in flames.
An oil tanker sought by the US over allegedly circumventing sanctions on Iran was transferred from the UAE to Iran’s waters, a report said.
According to Refinitiv Eikon data, the third cargo of an Iranian tanker flotilla, Petunia, carrying fuel for Venezuela on Tuesday has reached the nation’s exclusive economic zone.
Venezuela Oil Minister Tareck El Aissami thanked Iran on Monday for sending fuel, additives, and spare parts to increase fuel distribution and boost refinery output.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned the US not to make the mistake of creating trouble for the Iranian oil tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela.
A flotilla of five tankers carrying Iranian fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela is approaching the Caribbean, with the first vessel expected to reach the South American country's waters on Sunday.
Based on tanker tracking data, a tanker carrying Iranian fuel has passed through Gibraltar heading towards Latin America, according to media.
Norwegian ship MV Osprey has caught fire in the Persian Gulf near the coast of the United Arab Emirates.
A senior Iranian parliamentarian said the US, Israel, and Saudi Arabia were behind a recent attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea, adding that the gathered evidence on the attack is planned to be sent to the United Nations.