Strait of Hormuz

Iran reportedly seizes UAE ship days after alleged attack on Saudi oil infrastructure
The ship, called Linch, sailed from the port of Lankah and was heading towards the UAE
Insurance association says Iran threat remains high for tankers
There is a high likelihood of more attacks on tankers in Strait of Hormuz says maritime insurance association.
UK sends HMS Kent to Arabian Gulf to join US Navy mission
The deployment was first announced last month and will see the Kent relieve another British ship, HMS Duncan, already working in the region
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Refinitiv, a global provider of financial markets data and infrastructure, looks at the implications of an Iranian blockade of the Strait of Hormuz
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
Oman in talks with 'all parties' to restore Hormuz stability
The UK has deployed one of its Type 45 warships to help escort commercial ships through the Strait of Hormuz
HMS Duncan arrives in Gulf as British navy begins escorts in Strait of Hormuz
UK Defence Ministry takes action after Iranian soldiers seized a tanker in the Gulf region
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.
DP World says its ‘business as usual’ amid Iran shipping tensions
Shipping lines and port operators across the UAE have been functioning normal, with no cancellations or major changes in schedules of cargo shipping lines due to escalating US-Iran tension in the region, according to several executives.
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.
British Royal Navy and Iranian boats in tense standoff in Strait of Hormuz
The tanker British Heritage was approaching the northern entrance to the Strait of Hormuz when several Iranian boats tried to intercept it
Tanker insurance costs double for Strait of Hormuz passage following attacks
A 7-day voyage to transport oil from the Arabian Gulf can now cost up to an additional US $200,000

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