The US blacklisted two Chinese men and six Chinese entities for dealing with Iranian shipping company Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and, in some cases, helping it to evade US sanctions.
According to U.S. Customs data, the first of two tankers carrying cargoes of Iranian gasoline seized by the United States, discharged in New York on 29th September 2020, ending a three-month journey.
After defying U.S. sanctions by shipping a cargo of oil condensate to Venezuela last week, Iran is now using the same ship to help Venezuela export its crude.
An Iranian supertanker, identified as Honey, arrived at the Venezuelan port of Jose Terminal, carrying 2 million barrels of natural gas liquid (NGL).
US Goverment recently imposed sanctions on 11 companies for reportedly enabling the shipment and sale of Iranian petrochemicals.
The US Justice Department recenly announced the seizure of three websites used by Iranian front company, as it was allegedly shipping fuel on four tankers to Venezuela.
At least seven boats have caught fire at a shipyard in the port of Bushehr in Iran, according to loca media. The fire has been contained, while no casualties were reported.
Trump Administration recently imposed sanctions against Iran’s shipping network for allegedly carrying cargoes of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
Fortune, the Iranian tanker, is sailing towards the 12-nm boundary of Venezuela’s territorial seas, bringing its controversial journey to a close.
On May 9, shipping traffic at Iran’s busy Shahid Rajaee port terminal came to a sudden and inexplicable halt. Namely, the computers all crashed at once, leading to massive backups on waterways and roads.
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