British tanker confiscated in Strait of Hormuz, say Iran Guards

Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:55am on July 20, 2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards announced Friday that they confiscated a British tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz for breaking ‘international maritime rules’.

The Stena Impero tanker ‘was confiscated by the Revolutionary Guards at the request of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Organisation when passing through the strait of Hormuz, for failing to respect international maritime rules,’ the Guards’ official website Sepahnews announced.