Sanctioned Russian Tanker Carrying Iranian Oil Heading To Malaysia
…US advocacy group United Against a Nuclear Iran (UANI), which monitors Iran-related tanker traffic through ship and satellite tracking, said Linda was transporting Iranian oil transferred from another ship at sea on Jan. 30. The vessel had loaded crude oil from an Iranian port 10 days prior to conducting the transfer to Linda, UANI's chief of staff Claire Jungman told Reuters, citing satellite data. The destination of the oil was not known but it could be transferred to another ship off Malaysian or Singapore waters, Jungman said. Transferring illicit Iranian oil from one tanker to another has been taking place in Mlaysian waters.
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