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UK-flagged tanker repulses pirate attack in Gulf of Aden: ship manager

Armed pirates attacked a British-flagged chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden on Sunday but were repulsed, the ship's manager Stolt Tankers said.
Reuters India - Published

Britain's navy to escort UK-flagged ships through Strait of Hormuz

Britain's navy will accompany UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to provide protection after the U.S. killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani inflamed tensions in the region.
Reuters India - Published

Iran releases seized UK-flagged tanker

A British-flagged oil tanker held by Iran since July was released Friday and was heading toward the United Arab Emirates, the company that owns the vessel said. Iran seized the tanker on July 19 in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Stena Impero owner met Iran's Zarif to urge release of UK-flagged ship

The owner of a British-flagged tanker detained in Iran has met the country's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, to make the case for the ship and its crew to be released.
Reuters India - Published

US halts release of Iranian 'Grace'

*Madrid:* The United States moved on Thursday to halt the release of an Iranian supertanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching international sanctions on oil shipments, thwarting efforts by..
Mid-Day - Published

Iran's detention of UK-flagged tanker unacceptable: owner

The continued detention of British-flagged tanker Stena Impero is "unacceptable and unjustifiable" and there are concerns for the welfare of the crew after 19 days in confinement, the vessel's owner..
Reuters India - Published

Iran hints it is open to possible tanker swap

*Tehran:* President Hassan Rouhani hinted on Wednesday that Iran is open to a possible tanker swap with Britain and indirect talks with the United States over its nuclear programme and..
Mid-Day - Published

Britain repeats demand for Iran to release tanker, mulls response

Britain repeated its demand Monday for Iran to release a UK-flagged tanker seized in the Gulf, as Prime Minister Theresa May's government held crisis talks on how to respond. The Islamic Revolutionary..
IndiaTimes - Published

British PM Theresa May to hold emergency meeting today to discuss Iran's seizure of UK-flagged tanker in the Gulf

Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain prepared for an emergency security meeting on Tehran's action
Firstpost - Published

Kerala CM appeals to Centre to secure release of Indians onboard seized British tanker

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday urged the Centre to take all possible efforts to secure the release of Indian nationals including four Keralites on board a British-flagged oil tanker..
Mid-Day - Published

18 Indians aboard tanker seized by Iran

*New Delhi/Tehran:* Eighteen Indians, including the ship's captain, are among 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions in the..
Mid-Day - Published

UK warship tried to prevent Iran from stopping tanker: Revolutionary Guards

A British warship escorting the detained UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero tried to prevent Iran's Revolutionary Guards from stopping the ship, Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif, a Guards spokesman, said..
Reuters India - Published

Owners of seized tanker preparing formal request to visit crew in Iran

Stena Bulk, the Swedish-based owners of the UK-flagged tanker detained by Iran, said on Saturday they were preparing a formal request to visit its 23 crew members.
Reuters India - Published

Iran says UK-flagged tanker 'ignored distress call', taken to Bander Abbas

Iran has taken a British-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz to Bandar Abbas port, where it and its crew will remain while an investigation into the vessel's conduct is carried out,..
Reuters India - Published

Iran says UK-flagged tanker was in accident with fishing boat and 'ignored distress call'

The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was in an accident with an Iranian fishing boat and ignored its distress call, Iran's Fars news agency reported on Saturday, quoting an official.
Reuters India - Published

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..
Reuters India - Published

UK-flagged tanker stopped in Gulf 'safe and well': British official

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..
DNA - Published Also reported by •Reuters India