U.S. unsure about circumstances of tanker towed to Iran
DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. officials say they are unsure whether an oil tanker towed into Iranian waters was seized by Iran or rescued after facing mechanical faults as Tehran asserts, creating a mystery at sea at a time of high tension in the Gulf.
The MT Riah disappeared from ship tracking maps when its transponder was switched off in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14. Its last position was off the coast of the Iranian island of Qeshm in the strait.
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Security and Risk Report 24/05/23
MAST’s security report issue 370 is available to read now. In the Gulf of Guinea, the US Consulate has praised the efforts of the Nigerian