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A map showing an approximate route of the Grace 1 tanker, which authorities in Gibraltar say was headed for Syria.

A seized Iranian tanker took a several-thousand-mile detour around Africa in a possible attempt to sneak a shipment of crude oil to Syria

Iran's tanker was seized in Gibraltar, where authorities say they had reason to believe it was violating sanctions by taking oil to Syria.

British Royal Marines seized a tanker full of Iranian oil after claims it was breaching sanctions by sailing crude oil to Syria

The tanker, Grace 1, was seized in British territory in Gibraltar on Thursday, and is accused of breaching EU sanctions.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe holds a joint news conference with visiting U.S. President Donald Trump (not pictured) in Tokyo, Japan May 27, 2019

Japan’s prime minister made a historic trip to Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions. It was a disaster

Japan's Shinzo Abe tried to mediate the US-Iran standoff, but his historic visit ended in disaster as an explosion struck a Japanese tanker.

Owner of tanker attacked in Gulf of Oman blames ‘flying objects,’ seeming to contradict US suggestion that it was a mine

The US military said it saw what it believed to be a mine on the side of the ship, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the attacks.
An undated photo of Frontine's Front Altair oil tanker.

Photos and video show flames, ash, and charring on oil tanker after suspected torpedo attack in Gulf of Oman

Two oil tankers were damaged in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman Thursday, forcing their crews to evacuate and sending the price of oil surging.
Smoke billows from the Front Altair oil tanker in photos published by Iran's IRIB news agency.

Photo shows oil tanker on fire off the coast of Iran after apparent attacks

The Front Altair, a tanker owned by the Norwegian company Frontline, is on fire off the Gulf of Oman. The company said the crew was safe.
Saudi cargo ship Bahri Yanbu (R) next to British crude oil tanker Nordic Space at sunset waiting to enter the port of Le Havre.

Saudi minister says two of its oil tankers were attacked in UAE waters

Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister said on Monday that two oil tankers had been targeted in a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.

An oil-tanker fire in the Gulf of Mexico has been put out, but it’s still not clear what caused it

The tanker burned for over 24 hours before being extinguished late on Sunday.

A Mexican oil tanker went up in flames on Saturday — and it’s still not clear why

An explosion aboard a Pemex oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico forced the crew to evacuate the ship.