Strait of Hormuz

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
Middle East shipping on 36-hour cyclone alert
GCC countries, as well as India and Pakistan brace for impact of Cyclone Ashobaa in Arabian Sea
Petrochem players cautious after Iran tanker incident
Middle East petrochemical traders say Iran's actions unlikely to destabilise petrochemical shipping in region
Legal action sought after Emirati vessels attacked
UAE fishing vessels and Emirati captains reportedly beaten by Iranian naval patrols in Arabian Gulf
Tanker still in Dubai, Singapore deeply concerned
Singapore says it is 'deeply concerned' by the attack on one of its ships by Iran last week, with the vessel now lying in Jebel Ali
UAE Coast Guard aids tanker under fire from Iran navy
The oil products tanker Alpine Eternity was fired on by the Iranian Navy before UAE intervened
US Navy increases presence in Strait of Hormuz and Gulf
US Navy adds vessels and amphibious strike group to Middle East deployment as Strait of Hormuz patrols stepped up
Iran releases Maersk Tigris as US Navy suspends mission
The Marshal Islands-flagged Maersk Tigris has been released by Iran and is bound for Jebel Ali

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