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# Oil tanker

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Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker
The vessel is due to set sail later today.
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.
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.
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”.
Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has denied the allegations.
Gibraltar detains supertanker suspected of delivering oil to Syria
European Union sanctions against Syria have been in force since late 2011.
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.
Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week
One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.
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.
'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 requests assistance after developing cracks off Donegal coast
The tanker is understood to have developed cracks in its hull.