USS Boxer downs Iranian drone

As tensions in the Strait of Hormuz ratchet up, an American warship has downed an Iranian drone that got too close. Chief Pentagon spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman released this statement. At approximately 10

IRGC seizes tanker said to have been smuggling fuel

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has released video of its recent capture of a foreign tanker said to have been smuggling one million liters of Iranian fuel near the Strait of

U.K. frigate deters Iranian interference with BP tanker

A U.K. Royal Navy frigate has blocked an attempt by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to interfere with the passage of a BP Shipping tanker through the Strait of Hormuz. According to

Boskalis to salvage both tankers hit in Strait of Hormuz attacks

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. reports that it has been appointed as the salvor for both tankers that were attacked yesterday morning in the Gulf of Oman. Shortly after the incidents the insurers

VIDEO: U.S. blames Iran in Strait of Hormuz tanker attacks

At a press briefing in Washington this afternoon, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the attacks on two tankers that occurred in the Strait of Hormuz earlier today. “This

MARAD advisory warns U.S.-flag ships of Iran threats

With tensions between the U.S. and Iran ratcheting up, the U.S. Maritime Administration  is warning of  growing threats to U.S.-flag ships. Yesterday, it  issued an MSCI (Maritime Security Communications with Industry) advisory

Iranian boats said to fire at Transpetrol tanker

MAY 14, 2015 — Though the U.S. Navy has ceased to accompany merchant ships through the Strait of Hormuz, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy seems to be as trigger happy as ever.