Iran Releases UASC Vessel, Impounds Iraqi Cargo
Iran released the 23,000-ton freighter al-Muharraq on 13 July after seizing it in international waters in the Gulf of Oman nearly a month ago. A spokesman for the owners of the ship, the Kuwait-based United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), insisted that no war materials were carried on the ship and that the only large cargo confiscated by the Iranian authorities at Bandar Abbas consisted of rail track and switch gear for the...
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