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US Blacklists “Oil-for-Terror” Shipping Network

The United States has blacklisted an “oil-for-terror” shipping network allegedly directed by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for providing millions of dollars worth of oil to Syria.Additionally, a new international shipping advisory was …
Sep 5, 2019 / Curious

Update: Iranian tanker Adryan Darya 1 Sails to Undeclared Destination Amid Cargo Scrutiny

The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 that the U.S. sought to seize in Gibraltar was about halfway into the Mediterranean Sea without declaring a destination on Sunday amid mounting speculation over where the roughly 2 million-barrel cargo of crude …
Aug 26, 2019 / Curious

Released Iranian Oil Tanker Switches Direction, Heads for Turkey

The Iranian oil tanker that the U.S. sought to seize in Gibraltar has changed its heading to southern Turkey, raising concern that its cargo will end up in Syria.The Iranian-flagged Adrian Darya 1 switched its destination to the Turkish port city of …
Aug 26, 2019 / Curious

VLCC Grace 1, oil cargo seized for breaching EU sanctions on Syria: Gibraltar govt

Panama-flagged VLCC Grace-1, carrying crude oil to Syria, was detained along with its cargo early Thursday by Gibraltar Port and Law Enforcement agencies, assisted by a detachment of the Royal Marines, the chief minister of Her Majesty's Government …
Jul 5, 2019 / Curious