UK-flagged tanker detained by Iran exits port, tracking data shows

Stena Impero, which was detained in July, has set a course for Dubai after Iranian officials announced it could be releasedThe British-flagged Stena Impero tanker, detained by Iran in July, has started moving and exited the Bandar Abbas port...

UK-flagged tanker detained by Iran exits port, tracking data shows

Stena Impero, which was detained in July, has set a course for Dubai after Iranian officials announced it could be released

The British-flagged Stena Impero tanker, detained by Iran in July, has started moving and exited the Bandar Abbas port on Friday, according to Refinitiv ship-tracking data.

The Stena Impero was detained by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards in the Strait of Hormuz waterway for alleged marine violations two weeks after Britain seized an Iranian tanker off the territory of Gibraltar. That vessel was released in August.

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