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#Oil tanker

# oil-tanker - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker

The vessel is due to set sail later today.

# oil-tanker - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Gibraltar orders that Iranian tanker be released, in a blow to the US

Washington DC can make another bid for the supertanker’s detention as long as the vessel has not left Gibraltar’s waters.

# oil-tanker - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Britain wants protection force for shipping in Gulf after Iran seizes oil tanker

Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged oil tanker on Friday in a dramatic escalation of tensions in the region.

# oil-tanker - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Iran ignores calls to release British oil tanker despite being warned of 'serious consequences'

The seizure has been labelled a “dangerous further aggravation of an already tense situation”.

# oil-tanker - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has denied the allegations.

# oil-tanker - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Gibraltar detains supertanker suspected of delivering oil to Syria

European Union sanctions against Syria have been in force since late 2011.

# oil-tanker - Thursday 13 June, 2019

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf

The suspected attacks come amid spiralling tensions between Tehran and Washington.

# oil-tanker - Friday 12 January, 2018

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.

# oil-tanker - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Death toll rises above 150 in Pakistan oil tanker explosion

The tanker burst into flames after it flipped over on the national highway in Punjab province.

# oil-tanker - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'Campaign of sabotage': Former Quinn HQ in Derrylin attacked

The Quinn Group was rebranded as Aventas Group – its headquarters in Derrylin was attacked last night.

# oil-tanker - Friday 16 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Oil tanker requests assistance after developing cracks off Donegal coast

The tanker is understood to have developed cracks in its hull.