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Environmental disaster averted after Iranian tanker hit by two missiles in Red Sea
The tanker Sabiti was hit in Red Sea off Saudi Arabia on Friday. Iranian officials have said that at least two missiles struck the tanker.
UK oil tanker Stena Impero anchors off UAE following release by Iran
Stena Impero is now anchored off Port Rashid, Dubai Maritime City, after being held for almost three months by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard
BP avoids sending tankers and crews into Gulf waters
Oil giant's CEO takes decision amid fears its tankers could be targeted by Iranian forces as tensions mount
UK’s foreign minister rules out tanker swap with Iran
The statement was made by the new foreign secretary, Dominic Raab in relation to Iran’s capture of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on July 19.
Iran crisis hits Bahri’s profits in H1 for 2019
Operating income for the first half of 2019 increased by 3% compared to the same period last year, but net profit plunged 27.1%
Saudi Arabia and Oman get behind UK in Iranian tanker fight
Oman and Saudi Arabia have called on Iran to release the Stena Impero, which was impounded with its 23 crew members at the port of Bandar Abbas
US Central Command chief vows to boost Gulf maritime security
Kenneth McKenzie pledges to work 'aggressively' to ensure maritime safety in strategic Gulf waters
Iran seizes UK oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz despite Royal Navy intervention
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard boarded the vessel via helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz, accusing the vessel of breaking maritime navigational regulations.
Shipping companies hire guards for protection in Strait of Hormuz
This comes amid escalating tensions between Iran and the West, after a spate of attacks on tankers in May and June around the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, which the United States has blamed on Iran.
Iran says it has seized an oil tanker in the Arabian Gulf
The seized vessel appears to be the missing oil tanker MT Riah
UAE confirms oil tanker missing in Iranian waters, UK sends additional warships
The UAE is monitoring the situation with international partners
UK raises threat level for British ships in Arabian Gulf, sends more warships
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.

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