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Piracy, collisions, missiles: tankers in troubled waters
Tankers like those apparently attacked Thursday in the Gulf of Oman operate through increasingly treacherous waters, facing mounting dangers from piracy and collision as well as geopolitical hazards. Around 60 million barrels of petroleum product move each day on the seas globally, according to the US Energy Information Administration. This waterway is a principal route for crude exports from Saudi Arabia, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Iraq.
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Oil rises again on tension fueled by tanker blasts
New York (AFP) - Oil prices rose again Friday in reaction to geopolitical tension, building on the previous day's surge sparked by blasts on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman.
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Iran not seeking war with US, sending warning: analysts
Amid an intensifying war of words following dual tanker attacks in the Gulf, Iran is not seeking open conflict with the United States but is sending a warning to Washington, analysts say. Tensions around the Gulf shipping channel, vital to the transportation of crude, soared after two tankers came under attack early Thursday, with the US quickly blaming Iran for the incidents. '(Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali) Khamenei and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps are rational actors -- despite how some portray them -- and they will not want, unduly, to invite Iran's annihilation,' said Middle East analyst and author Neil Partrick.
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What we know about the Gulf tanker attacks
Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the Gulf of Oman, bumping up oil prices and further raising regional tensions triggered by a bitter US-Iran standoff. The strikes on Thursday follow last month's sabotage attacks on four ships off the United Arab Emirates that Washington blamed on Tehran. In the early daylight hours of Thursday, two vessels transiting through the Strait of Hormuz towards the Indian Ocean caught fire.
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Front Altair leaves Iran waters after Gulf of Oman attacks
The Norwegian-owned Front Altair oil tanker has left Iran's territorial waters and was under tow to the UAE two days after it was attacked in the Gulf of Oman, shipping officials said Saturday. The tanker was one of two vessels that were rocked by explosions as they passed through Gulf of Oman waters on Thursday. The Front Altair is 'heading toward the Fujairah-Khor Fakkan area in the United Arab Emirates', head of ports of Iran's southern province of Hormozgan told the semi-official news agency ISNA.
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Gulf powers urge action to secure energy supplies as tankers port-bound
Saudi Arabia and the UAE on Saturday called for decisive action to protect energy supplies amid a tense US-Iran standoff as two tankers attacked in a vital Gulf shipping channel headed to port. The United Arab Emirates' Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan called on world powers 'to secure international navigation and access to energy', a plea echoed by regional ally Saudi Arabia after the incident sent crude prices soaring.
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