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by DEFCONWarningSystem
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Work with us': United States looks to other countries for help with Iran
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Work with us': United States looks to other countries for help with Iran

A lot of countries oil flow through that region. It would be in their best interest to protect that area regardless of how they feel about the US.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker
Replies: 77
Views: 6237

Re: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker

lcurle wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:07 pm
Maritime law to fly the flag of the port yournin?
My understanding is that it shows that your have commandeered the craft. Meaning Iran claims the ship as their own now. Not sure if that is Iran's official position, but that is what the symbolism means.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker
Replies: 77
Views: 6237

Re: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker

In a statement signed on Sunday, 160 Iranian lawmakers cast support to IRGC’s move and appreciated the elite force for impounding the violating vessel, urging the government to approve a motion to charge a toll to ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz. This was the premise for the movie Countd...
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker
Replies: 77
Views: 6237

Re: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker

The LR2 Poseidon has turned away from Iran. There are no reports of any other ship seizure by Iran.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker
Replies: 77
Views: 6237

Re: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker

krzepice1976 wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:41 pm
Unconfirmed
I don't know where they're getting that information from about armed guards.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker
Replies: 77
Views: 6237

Re: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker

One thing of note was a UK naval vessel turning around quickly. I didn't get the direction of travel. I'll see if i can find it.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker
Replies: 77
Views: 6237

Re: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker

krzepice1976 wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:21 pm
Unconfirmed

#BREAKING: State media of #Iran's Islamic Regime claims that the #IRGC Navy has released the #UK owned #Mesdar Oil Tanker which had been stopped in #PersianGulf. https://t.co/SctEzOPkoI
Based on the vessel movements, that would seem to be true.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker
Replies: 77
Views: 6237

Re: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker

So, the third ship in question, the LR2 Poseidon , is a Hong Kong flagged ship. It is currently heading North toward Iran. maritimetraffic.com lists it as "armed guards aboard". The fourth ship, the Star Osprey , is also a Hong Kong flagged ship. It is heading West. There doesn't appear to be anythi...
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker
Replies: 77
Views: 6237

Re: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker

I'm seeing some Twitter talk about a third ship. Nothing confirmed.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker
Replies: 77
Views: 6237

Re: Iran's Revolutionary Guard captured a foreign tanker

Not Iran wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:42 pm
Third ship LR2 Poseidon looks to be seized too.
Got a source on that?