The seized vessel appears to be the missing oil tanker MT Riah
The UAE is monitoring the situation with international partners
A security level of 3 means that there is an imminent risk of an attack on a UK ship, according to the International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS) security code.
The tanker British Heritage was approaching the northern entrance to the Strait of Hormuz when several Iranian boats tried to intercept it
Chris Wood, managing director, Uniper Energy DMCC, comments on making the largest single shipment of low sulfur fuel oil ahead of IMO 2020
The cost of insuring Middle East oil shipments is soaring as tensions mount
The 1,688 teu feeder boxship X-Press Mahananda and 46,300 dwt MR2 tanker Burgan collided on the Karnaphuli channel near Chittagong Port on Friday
UAE officials have not verified the authenticity of the video, but it fits with eye-witness accounts of the damage done to the ship, which was subsequently abandoned and left adrift
Divers have discovered a section of the wreck of an oil tanker that broke up and sank off the UAE 20 years ago.
The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operation urges extreme caution in Gulf of Oman as reports emerge of attacks on two oil tankers
The vessels will be delivered between the middle of May 2020 and the first week of January 2021 and were ordered on the back of long-term charter contracts with oil major Shell.
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