In a video released by the US Navy, the Iranian Guard’s Boghammer can be seen speeding towards the patrol ship USS Sirocco, in the strategic waterway at the mouth of the Persian Gulf.
The spokesman representing Iran’s foreign ministry, Saeed Khatibzadeh, reported that the crew members of two Greece-based oil tankers it seized in the Gulf have not been arrested and are safe and sound.
Iran’s Navy has defeated a pirate attack on an Iran-based cargo vessel in the Gulf of Aden, the Iranian Press TV reported on Saturday. Some unidentified pirates had attacked the vessel on Friday.
Iranian media informed on 15 April about the seizure of a boat loaded with 250,000 litres of smuggled fuel. This followed the arrest of a seven-member crew. Another boat with 11 crew members on board had been seized on 9 April, the media reported.
Iran could rescue 29 of 30 crew members on board an Emirati cargo vessel that sank in the Gulf due to rough seas and strong winds.
Two seafarers from India who were left stranded without their passports on a cargo vessel in Bushehr in Iran from 2019 have been released post the Indian Embassy’s move to issue travel documents to the duo, it emerged on Friday.
A recent case involved five Indian crew who were wrongfully imprisoned in Iran for six months. The Crisis Response Network supported them throughout, eventually securing their release and repatriation.
Iran’s coast guards managed to rescue 11 sailors from India. Their vessel was on the way to Oman, sank owing to poor weather. The vessel was loaded with sugar. It
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards declared on Saturday that they had been able to seize a foreign ship loaded with smuggled diesel in the Gulf waters.