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At least 23 sailors are reportedly being held by Iran after 2 British tankers seized in Strait of Hormuz

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Iran is reportedly holding at least 23 sailors after it seized a UK-flagged tanker, the Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz.
A second tanker, owned by a British shipping company, was also seized by Iran on Friday.
The Stena Impero's owner, the Sweden-based Stena, and its UK-based operator, Northern Marine Management, in a statement said they have not been able to contact the crew members.
"There are 23 seafarers aboard," the statement added. "There have been no reported injuries and their safety is of primary concern to both owners and managers."
"Their crews comprise a range of...
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Iran Says It Has Seized A British Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

Iran Says It Has Seized A British Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

One year ago   |   By NPR

Ship-tracking data show the U.K. tanker Stena Impero was traveling from the United Arab Emirates to a port in Saudi Arabia when it suddenly veered toward Iran's coast and came to a stop.
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