Iranian fuel oil unknowingly loaded by Euronav storage tanker in March was seized by US

Lloyd's List

"US pressure group United Against Nuclear Iran traced the illicit transfer and alerted Euronav, who told Lloyd’sList on March 30 that it was investigating the claims. The Belgian giant was said to be co-operating withseveral authorities including the US Office of ForeignAsset Control, Lloyd’s List reported at the time. The unsealed documents show the court authorised aseizure warrant for the cargo, valued between $25mand $35m, on July 3. The same day, the 440,000 dwt Oceania began a STS with another Euronav tanker, CapFelix (IMO: 9380738), Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows."