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Update: Iran Reported to Release Container Ship Maersk Tigris

Iran is reporting that it has released the container ship Maersk Tigris.  The ship had been seized on April 28th as it transited the Strait of Hormuz. Neither Maersk Line, which is the ship’s charterer, nor Rickmers Shipmanagement, which manages the … Continue reading

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Strange Doings in the Strait — What We Know About the Maersk Tigris

Yesterday, we posted about the Maersk Tigris, a 5470-TEU container ship, which was detained by boats from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Here is what we know so far. 1. Is the Maersk Tigris a “U.S. cargo ship?” No. Initially, Saudi owned Al-Arabiya and several … Continue reading

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Container Ship Maersk Tigris Diverted by Iran in Strait of Hormuz

The Marshall Island flagged container ship Maersk Tigris sailing from the Saudi port of Jeddah, bound for the United Arab Emirates port of Jebel Ali, was intercepted by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz. As reported by Bloomberg, the ship was … Continue reading

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