This looks bad. UK-flagged tanker "Stena Impero" has taken a very sudden turn in to Iranian waters. It is listed as going to Saudi Arabia. @thinkdefence @UKDefJournal @ELINTNews @DefenceSenseUK @air_intel @AuroraIntel pic.twitter.com/1FHg2oc8bh
— The Brit (@TheBrit96) July 19, 2019
Not good, 23 people are aboard the tanker.
The British flagged ‘Stena Impero’ tanker has been seized by Iran.
The vessel taken a very sudden turn into Iranian waters despite her original destination being Saudi Arabia, according to data relayed by maritime tracking services.
The British Government’s emergency committee, COBRA, is meeting to discuss the incident.
The vessel is now in Qeshm in Iran but had been originally sailing towards Al Jubail in Saudi Arabia.