Iran's oil tanker breaks down in Red SeaChristian Fernsby ▼ | August 21, 2019
An Iranian oil tanker has broken down in the Red Sea but the crew are safe and repairs are underway, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported.
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“All necessary measures are being taken to fix the problem. The ship’s crew are in full preparedness and are currently fixing the defect,” he added.
The report identified the tanker as HELM. A vessel with that name is among individuals, companies and vessels which are under U.S. sanctions, according to the U.S. Treasury's website. ■