Sanctions-busting suspect VLCC runs aground in China
…Arzoyi was among a series of tankers identified from vessel-tracking data by United Against Nuclear Iran as being engaged in at least nine ship-to-ship transfers of Iranian crude last year. The VLCC, previously named ADS Serenade and Front Serenade, is without P&I cover, according to Lloyd’s List Intelligence. Its insurer was West of England P&I Club until January this year. In a statement to Lloyd’s List, the club suggested at the time that the cancellation was in relation to the vessel’s breach of sanctions.
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