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'Hijacked’ oil tanker 'safe' after being seized in Gulf of Oman

ITV 04 Aug 2021
... sanctions on Iran was hijacked off the Emirati coast and later ended up in Iran, though Tehran never acknowledged the incident.And in January, armed Iranian Revolutionary Guard troops stormed a South Korean tanker and forced the ship to change course and travel to Iran.
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Hijackers exit vessel off UAE coast

Middle East Online 04 Aug 2021
Shipping authority Lloyd’s List and maritime intelligence firm Dryad Global both named the hijacked vessel as Panama-flagged asphalt tanker Asphalt Princess ... And in January, armed Iranian Revolutionary Guard troops stormed a South Korean tanker and forced the ship to change course and travel to Iran.
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British navy group: Hijackers have left vessel off UAE coast

Wtop 04 Aug 2021
Shipping authority Lloyd’s List and maritime intelligence firm Dryad Global both named the hijacked vessel as Panama-flagged asphalt tanker Asphalt Princess ... And in January, armed Iranian Revolutionary Guard troops stormed a South Korean tanker and forced the ship to change course and travel to Iran.
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Hijackers have left oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, British Navy group reports

The Daily Telegraph 04 Aug 2021
The hijackers who seized an oil tanker off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman left the targeted ship on Wednesday morning, the British Navy reported, without elaborating ... Shipping authority Lloyd's List and maritime intelligence firm Dryad Global had both ...
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British navy group: 'Potential hijack' of ship off UAE coast

Springfield News-Sun 04 Aug 2021
Shipping authority Lloyd’s List and maritime intelligence firm Dryad Global both identified the vessel involved in the incident as Panama-flagged asphalt tanker Asphalt Princess ... And in January, armed Iranian Revolutionary Guard troops stormed a South Korean tanker and forced the ship to change course and travel to Iran.
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‘Potential hijack’ of ship off UAE over—UK agency

Manila Standard Today 04 Aug 2021
The suspected hijacking of a ship in the Gulf of Oman has ended and the vessel is safe, a UK maritime security agency said on Wednesday, days after a deadly attack on a tanker in the region ... the endangered ship as the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess, an asphalt and bitumen tanker.
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'Potential hijack' of ship off UAE is over, says UK agency

Straits Times 04 Aug 2021
LONDON (AFP) - The suspected hijacking of a ship in the Gulf of Oman has ended and the vessel is safe, a UK maritime security agency said on Wednesday (Aug 4), days after a deadly attack on a tanker in the region ... the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess, an asphalt and bitumen tanker.
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Hijackers leave ship seized in Arabian Sea, says British navy

The National 04 Aug 2021
Hijackers who briefly seized a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates left the ship on Wednesday, a British navy linked maritime monitor reported without elaborating ... Shipping authority Lloyd’s List and maritime intelligence firm Dryad Global had both identified the hijacked vessel as Panama-flagged asphalt tanker Asphalt Princess.
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MV Asphalt Princess: Suspected hijackers leave ship off UAE

BBC News 04 Aug 2021
Men who boarded and seized a ship in the Gulf of Oman have left the vessel and all those remaining on board are safe, officials say ... The bitumen tanker was seized on Tuesday heading into the congested approach to the Strait of Hormuz. It is not clear who seized the ship, but analysts suspected Iranian forces.
photo: AP / Vahid Salemi, FILE
In this Monday, July 2, 2012 file photo, an Iranian Revolutionary Guard speedboat escorts a passenger ship, unseen, near the spot where an Iranian airliner was shot down by a U.S. warship 24 years ago killing 290 passengers.
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‘Psychological warfare’: Iran blasts Western and Saudi reports blaming it for hijacking UAE tanker

Russia Today 04 Aug 2021
United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) reported on Tuesday that an unnamed ship, later identified as the Panama-flagged asphalt and bitumen tanker Asphalt Princess, was hijacked by a group of armed men off the coast of the UAE in the Gulf of Oman, which is connected to the Persian Gulf.
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Suspected Hijacking Reported In Persian Gulf; Iran Denies Involvement

Beijing News 04 Aug 2021
The British Navy reported the 'potential hijack' of a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates on August 3, days after a suspected Iranian attack on another tanker left two dead ... Prime Tankers, was hijacked by heavily armed forces who ordered the ship to sail to Iran.
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Suspected Iranian Forces Hijack Vessel In Gulf, Iran Denies

Radio Free Europe 04 Aug 2021
The British Navy reported a "potential hijack" on a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) on August 3, days after a suspected Iranian attack on another tanker left two dead ... Shipping authority Lloyd’s List, citing sources, said the Asphalt Princess, ...
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‘Hijacking’ of oil tanker off coast of UAE is over, says British military

Metro UK 04 Aug 2021
The group of armed men who seized an oil tanker off the coast of the United Arab Emirates have now left the ship, the British Navy has said ... It remains unclear who was behind the attempted hijacking or what ship was being targeted ... The vessel was believed to be the Panama-flagged tanker Asphalt Princess.
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British navy group: ‘Potential hijack’ of ship off UAE coast

Indian Express 04 Aug 2021
Shipping authority Lloyd’s List and maritime intelligence firm Dryad Global both identified the vessel involved in the incident as Panama-flagged asphalt tanker Asphalt Princess ... And in January, armed Iranian Revolutionary Guard troops stormed a South Korean tanker and forced the ship to change course and travel to Iran.
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UK Warns of Potential Hijacking by Iran of Tanker Off Oman

The Maritime Executive 04 Aug 2021
Iranian authorities continue to accuse the western powers of “creating a false atmosphere,” while also denying earlier reports that Iran was responsible for the attack on a Japanese tanker managed by an Israeli company last week that killed two people, the captain and a security officer aboard the ship.
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