Video: Iran “Defends Tanker” While U.S. Accuses Tehran of "Seizure"

The Maritime Executive

… An NGO based in New York called United Against a Nuclear Iran told the Associated Press that it believes the Sothys was involved in a ship-to-ship oil transfer with another vessel, the Oman Pride, which the U.S. has previously black listed for sanction-avoiding transactions. confirmed the reports, saying that it believes the Sothys sailed to the Chinese port of Longko, but apparently was rejected and ultimately sailed for Iran, although the vessel’s last AIS report showed it heading for Oman.