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Iranian tanker expected to leave Gibraltar late Sunday: Iran's envoy to UK

Iranian tanker expected to leave Gibraltar late Sunday: Iran's envoy to UK

The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West is expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday night, Iran's ambassador to Britain said, hours after the British territory rejected a US request ...

Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker, paving way for ship swap

Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker, paving way for ship swap

Gibraltar decided on Thursday to free the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, detained off the British overseas territory six weeks ago by Royal Marines, paving the way for a possible swap for a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran ...

Iran's seized tanker Grace 1 will be freed by Tuesday evening: Fars

Iran's seized tanker Grace 1 will be freed by Tuesday evening: Fars

Iran's seized oil tanker Grace 1 will be freed by Tuesday evening, the country's semi-official Fars news agency quoted unidentified Gibraltar authorities as saying.

UK warship arrives in Gulf to escort tankers

UK warship arrives in Gulf to escort tankers

A British warship dispatched to the Gulf to escort UK-flagged ships amid heightened tensions with Iran has arrived in the region, the defence ministry said.

Russia warns of 'consequences' after Ukraine seizes tanker

Russia warns of 'consequences' after Ukraine seizes tanker

Ukraine on Thursday seized a Russian tanker it said was used in a naval confrontation last November amid sensitive prisoner swap talks between the two countries, at loggerheads since 2014.

UK-flagged tanker reported 'safe and well' after stop in Gulf

UK-flagged tanker reported 'safe and well' after stop in Gulf

UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager which halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well", a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed reports its Revolutionary Guards had seized the vessel.

US blames Iran for tanker attacks; oil prices, tension rise

US blames Iran for tanker attacks; oil prices, tension rise

Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident.

Tanker ablaze, 32 missing after collision off China

Tanker ablaze, 32 missing after collision off China

The tanker, carrying 136,000 tonnes of oil condensate, caught fire following the collision and its crew of 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis were missing.

South Korean fishing boat crash leaves 13 dead

South Korean fishing boat crash leaves 13 dead

Thirteen people were killed and two were missing after a fishing boat collided with a tanker off South Korea's west coast and capsized early Sunday, the country's coastguard said.

Remains of some US sailors found on warship

Remains of some US sailors found on warship

Divers have found the remains of some of the 10 sailors who went missing when a US destroyer collided with a tanker off Singapore, the navy said, the latest deadly accident involving an American warship.

Ten sailors missing after US warship and tanker collide

Ten sailors missing after US warship and tanker collide

Ten US sailors were missing after a collision between a destroyer and a tanker east of Singapore , the second involving a US warship and a merchant ship in Asia in about two months.

Over 30 dead as Kenya tanker crashes, explodes

Over 30 dead as Kenya tanker crashes, explodes

More than 30 people died when a tanker carrying flammable materials crashed into other vehicles and burst into flames outside the town of Naivasha in Kenya late on Saturday, officials said.