(Worthy News) - Iranian maritime officials have approved the Stena Impero, a Swedish tanker sailing under the British flag, to exit Iranian waters after detaining the vessel and its crew for more than two months.
"The legal process has finished and, based on that, the conditions for letting the oil tanker go free have been fulfilled and the oil tanker can move," said Ali Rabiei, a spokesman for the Iranian government in a news conference on Monday.
But Erik Hanell, the head of the Sweden-based shipping company Stena Bulk, which operates the tanker, told the dpa news agency that the company was, still awaiting confirmation that the tanker had left port. [ Source: Deutche Welle (Read More...) ]
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