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Strait of Hormuz

With the seizure of the Adrian Darya 1 (formerly Grace 1) by Gibraltar the Iranian government responded by seizing the UK flagged Stena Impero. With US administration's "maximum pressure" campaign continuing against Iran tension within the region continues to rise. Trade treads carefully with risk to seafarers and increased premiums against a backdrop of geopolitics

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Britain reduces threat level for shipping in Strait of Hormuz

Britain has officially lowered its risk assessment for UK-flagged ships transiting the Strait of Hormuz. They will soon be able to proceed without naval accompaniment, according to the Department for Transport

Iranian oil tanker freed by Gibraltar offloads cargo in Syrian waters

Seized by Royal British Marines in the waters off Gibraltar, the vessel Adrian Darya 1 has been closely watched to determine where its cargo of crude has been delivered

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Iran to build two oil refineries in Gulf of Oman port

The two refineries will have a total daily refining capacity of up to 450,000 barrels per day

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Stena Impero crew ‘free and in good spirits’ after 10 weeks of detention

The 16 crew members who have been detained in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas since July 19 have finally been reunited with family in Dubai and are reported to be in ‘high spirits’

Why the Adrian Darya 1 saga is an issue for the whole industry

The saga of the Adrian Darya 1, now expected to deliver its cargo of 2m barrels of Iranian crude to Syria in direct contravention of its release agreement, is an embarrassing political episode, but it should not be written off by shipping as an anomalous example of deceptive political posturing — there is a risk to the wider industry that must be addressed

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Britain reduces threat level for shipping in Strait of Hormuz

Britain has officially lowered its risk assessment for UK-flagged ships transiting the Strait of Hormuz. They will soon be able to proceed without naval accompaniment, according to the Department for Transport

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Iranian oil tanker freed by Gibraltar offloads cargo in Syrian waters

Seized by Royal British Marines in the waters off Gibraltar, the vessel Adrian Darya 1 has been closely watched to determine where its cargo of crude has been delivered

Middle East and Africa Europe

Iran to build two oil refineries in Gulf of Oman port

The two refineries will have a total daily refining capacity of up to 450,000 barrels per day

Iran Energy

Stena Impero crew ‘free and in good spirits’ after 10 weeks of detention

The 16 crew members who have been detained in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas since July 19 have finally been reunited with family in Dubai and are reported to be in ‘high spirits’

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Viewpoint: Are you feeling vulnerable?

If our dependence on sea trade is to continue, we need to think about how maritime supply lines need to be defended

Middle East and Africa Iran

Stena Impero still in Iran, says owner

The tanker has been held by Iran since being seized in July amid rising tensions in the Gulf

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Stena Impero is free to leave, Iran says

`The legal process has finished and based on that the conditions for letting the oil tanker go free have been fulfilled and the oil tanker can move,' Ali Rabiei, Iran’s government spokesman, said on Monday
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Tanker markets await word about time for repairs to Abqaiq

Additional storage facilities in Egypt, Rotterdam and Okinawa may ease a short-term supply gap, but are not geared for any long-term shortfalls — certainly not the 5m barrels per day lost during the time that it will take to repair Abqaiq

Saudi Arabia Casualty

Between Abqaiq and a hard place

While immediate attention is being paid to oil price rises, the eventual timing of a restoration of Saudi Arabia’s production and the intervening rejig of global energy supply routes will inevitably influence multiple key factors for shipping over the coming weeks

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