Chinese buyers of Iranian oil are starting to shift their cargoes to vessels owned by National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) for nearly all of their imports to keep supply flowing amid the reimposition of economic sanctions by the United States.
Spain's Repsol has hired Malta-flagged suezmax Mabrouk to ship the first export parcel of Pars oil produced from West Karoun fields in southwest Iran, sources and shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon showed.
The black box data of the Iranian oil tanker “Sanchi” that sank in the East China Sea earlier this month after burning for eight days was delivered to Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization, the deputy head of the organization announced on Monday.
Giant oil slicks have reportedly been forming off China's east coast just over a week after a burning Iranian oil tanker in the area, amid warnings by environmentalists that the spill could threaten the marine life there by exposing it to extremely toxic substances.
Chinese officials and rescue workers did everything they could to handle the situation in a recent tragic incident during which Iranian oil tanker Sanchi sank in the East China Sea after burning for a week, China’s ambassador to Iran said.
Iran's Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission is charged with following-up the case of the Jan 6 collision of the Iranian oil tanker (Sanchi) with a Chinese freighter which led to the tragic death of all 32 crews on board the Iranian ship, a senior lawmaker announced on Tuesday.