Legal case for Iranian tanker seizure ‘far from obvious’
The UK’s legal right to seize Grace 1 is ‘far from obvious’ and the Iranian seizure of Stena Impero essentially groundless, according to a professor at the Oslo-based Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law
‘There is no UN measure in this case, which clearly places the burden on the UK to explain how it could interfere with the passage of a non-EU ship trading between two non-EU states,’ says maritime law professor Henrik Ringbom
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