Skip to content
Subscriber Only
Politics
Economics

U.K. Marines Seize Tanker, Causing Diplomatic Row With Iran

  • Tehran summons British ambassador in protest at ship’s arrest
  • Supertanker was bound for Syria carrying 2 million barrels
Bloomberg business news
British Forces Seize Oil Tanker for Busting Syria Sanctions
Updated on

British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country.

Twitter: TicToc by Bloomberg on Twitter