Tag: Gibraltar

Impact & Regulations

US Issues Warrant to Seize Iranian Tanker Grace 1

August 19, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The tanker was seized by the Gibraltar law enforcement agencies on July 4 for transporting 2.1m barrels of Iranian crude oil to Baniyas Oil Refinery in Syria. The detention was subsequently confirmed and extended by the Chief Justice of the […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

US Seeks to Block Release of Grace 1 in Gibraltar

August 15, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Namely, the authorities have made a last-minute application to block the release of the tanker, that was seized in waters off Gibraltar by the UK in early July under suspicion of violating EU sanctions and transferring oil to Syria. The […]