INDONESIA SEIZES TANKERS FROM IRAN AND PANAMA FOR ALLEGED OIL SMUGGLING

On 25 January, La Prensa Latina reported that authorities confirmed Monday the confiscation of an Iranian and a Panamanian tanker for allegedly smuggling oil in Indonesian waters.  The Iranian-flagged ship MT Horse and the Panamanian MT Freya were seized off the coast of the Indonesian province of West Borneo.  he director of Maritime Operations of the Indonesian Maritime Security Agency, Suwito, told CNN that the tankers were caught with a hose between them and tried to dispose of oil in the high seas.

https://www.laprensalatina.com/indonesia-seizes-tankers-from-iran-panama-for-alleged-oil-smuggling/

https://www.icis.com/explore/resources/news/2021/01/25/10599060/indonesian-coast-guard-seizes-iran-and-panama-flagged-oil-tankers

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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