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Iran to End Shuttle Service by Year-End

Iran plans to end its shuttle service between Kharg and Sirri Islands by theend of the year, according to Mr. Mohammad Souri, Chairman and Managing Directorof the National Iranian Tankers Company (NITC), in an interview with Lloyd'sList on 25 October. Mr. Souri said that 'We will keep the shuttle in serviceuntil we are sure that all shipowners and oil traders are willing to come andtake oil directly from Kharg Island."...