A British-flagged oil tanker held by Iran for more than two months has been released by Tehran.
The head of the shipping firm that owns the British-flagged oil tanker held by Iran since July has said it is still in Iranian waters, a day after Tehran said the vessel was free to move.
Iran has released seven crew members from detained British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero and they have flown out of Iran, according to the ship’s owner.
The owner of the British-flagged Stena Impero oil tanker held in the Persian Gulf by Iran has said he was told by Iranian authorities that seven of the 23-member crew will be released.
Concerns are growing for the crew of a British-flagged tanker seized by Iranian forces, with the ship’s owners calling for more action from the Government.
Iran has released a video of its forces warning Royal Navy warship HMS Montrose that the lives of its crew could be in danger.
A second warship has arrived in the Strait of Hormuz to protect British ships as the Iranian seizure of a tanker goes into its second week.
A top Omani diplomat has travelled to Tehran for talks after weeks of volatility over the Strait of Hormuz, including the recent seizure by Iranian authorities of a British-flagged tanker.
A large British-flagged vessel has transited the Strait of Hormuz in the first such passage made by a UK ship since Iran seized the Stena Impero tanker last week.