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2019-07-16 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
United Arab Emirates oil tanker vanishes after drifting into Iranian waters
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Posted by Frank G 2019-07-16 09:52|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [536 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Iran 

#1 "Drifted" or "encouraged"?
Posted by DarthVader 2019-07-16 10:11||   2019-07-16 10:11|| Front Page Top

#2 There's no mention of a distress call. That's... odd.
Posted by The peanut gallery 2019-07-16 10:38||   2019-07-16 10:38|| Front Page Top

#3 Pirates with jammers?
Posted by Skidmark 2019-07-16 11:05||   2019-07-16 11:05|| Front Page Top


Mouj-Al-bahar, registered (2006) in Sharjah, buys used ships and scr@ps them. Also sells scr@p and run-down ship material to traders. Also, some connection to Pakistan.

Maybe someone took advantage of the standoff ? Iran did it by proxy using traitors in the UAE ?
Posted by Dron66046 2019-07-16 11:09||   2019-07-16 11:09|| Front Page Top

#5 What the hell ?! Scrap is a bad word ?
Posted by Dron66046 2019-07-16 11:10||   2019-07-16 11:10|| Front Page Top

#6 ....Heard about this early yesterday- looks like the IRGC 'encouraged ' the ship to change course into Iranian waters...where it was then seized for violating Iranian waters.

The IRGC is bound and determined to get some hostages, and they don't care who they are at this point.

Posted by Mike Kozlowski  2019-07-16 11:52||   2019-07-16 11:52|| Front Page Top

#7 An Emirates oil tanker doesn't simply drift into Iranian waters. This is the work of the sand people no doubt.
Posted by jpal 2019-07-16 12:03||   2019-07-16 12:03|| Front Page Top

#8 What the hell ?! Scrap is a bad word ?

Oy, agreed, mate. 'S'crap, 's'all that is...
eh wot?
Posted by Lex 2019-07-16 12:24||   2019-07-16 12:24|| Front Page Top

#9 Another possibility - turned of transponder and went to Iran to pick up a cheap but banned load of oil to resell elsewhere, & transponder will be repaired once the delivery is made.
Posted by Glenmore 2019-07-16 14:00||   2019-07-16 14:00|| Front Page Top

#10 Glen may have nailed it.
Posted by Woodrow 2019-07-16 14:12||   2019-07-16 14:12|| Front Page Top

#11 Bingo.
Posted by Lex 2019-07-16 14:25||   2019-07-16 14:25|| Front Page Top

#12 Facebook Page of the company that claims to own no ships but has a big fat ship on the FBook page.

People who are 'liking' the posts are Pakistanis who live in the port city of Karachi.*F
Posted by Phaick Uneretle6310 2019-07-16 15:12||   2019-07-16 15:12|| Front Page Top

#13 map
Posted by newc 2019-07-16 17:12||   2019-07-16 17:12|| Front Page Top

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