In 2012, President Obama made it plain in a letter to Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that any attempt to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz would be met with American force.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has expressed “deep concern” with the alleged shooting incident involving the Singapore-flagged tanker “Alpine Eternity” last week in the Strait of Hormuz. [...] The post Singapore Condemns Tanker Shooting Incident Off Iran appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Iranian patrol boats opened fire on a Singapore-flagged oil tanker as it moved through the Strait of Hormuz in a confrontation, reports Reuters. The Alpine Eternity,
Islamic Republic's seizure of MV Maersk Tigris in vital Strait of Hormuz sparked a U.S. military response
The BBC says: A container ship seized in the Strait of Hormuz by Iran last week has been released, its operator has confirmed.
The U.S. Navy has stopped accompanying U.S.- flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz, ending a mission that began last week after Iran’s seizure of a cargo ship. The post U.S. Navy Stops Accompanying Ships Through the Strait of Hormuz appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
A Pentagon spokesman announced that US warships have stopped accompanying commercial vessels through the Strait of Hormuz.
The Foreign Policy Initiative puts into context the recent event concerning a Marshall Islands ship: The Iranian navy’s recent seizure of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz reflects both its longstanding efforts to project power abroad and its distinct status as a symbol of Iranian might. The capture also indicates that […]
The U.S. Navy has stopped accompanying commercial ships through the Strait of Hormuz, a mission it began last week in the wake of Iran's seizure of a cargo ship, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
Iran said on Wednesday a legal settlement could be reached soon over its seizure of the Marshall-Islands flagged Maersk Tigris container ship in the Strait of Hormuz last month, according to the official IRNA news agency. The post Iran, Maersk Close to Deal Over Vessel Arrest appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Iran said on Wednesday a legal settlement could be reached soon over its seizure of the Marshall-Islands flagged Maersk Tigris container ship in the Strait of Hormuz last month,
The Straights of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf are a hot spot of turmoil right now because of …Iran’s seizure at gunpoint of a cargo ship that was traversing the strait this week, the United States Navy on Thursday began deploying about a dozen warships there to protect American vessels from possible seizure or harassment. The seized [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Navy warships have begun accompanying British-flagged commercial vessels through the Strait of Hormuz as a result of Iran's detention of a Marshall Islands-flagged ship last week, the Pentagon said on Mon...
On April 28, several Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) patrol vessels approached the US Maersk Tigris cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz, accusing the ship of trespassing. The patrol then directed the ship to sail to Iranian territorial waters.
Ships from U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain have begun accompanying U.S.-flagged maritime traffic in the Strait of Hormuz, Defense Department officials said.
US warships protecting American-flagged ships in the Strait of Hormuz may offer greater protection to other nations’ vessels after reports of Iranian forces allegedly harassed shipping lanes, officials said Friday.
Earlier this week, Iran seized a Marshall Islands-flagged ship as it passed through the Strait of Hormuz — ostensibly for “legal” reasons related to a decade-old spat between the Danish shipping company, Maersk Line, and Tehran. However,...Show More Summary
The U.S. military signaled on Friday it may allow warships to accompany other nations' vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, after Iran's seizure of a container
Just a day after the US Navy said it was prepared to escort US-flagged cargo ships through the Strait of Hormuz as a precautionary measure after Iran supposedly fired on and subsequently seized a ship flying the Marshall Islands flag,...Show More Summary