No. 18



UAE Will Confiscate Sanctions-Busting Ships

The UAE announced on 22 April that it will confiscate ships caught in its waters carrying illicit Iraqi oil products and impose severe penalties on the ships owners, whether local or foreign. The announcement comes after UAE waters were polluted by an oil slick created when the Zainab, a 36-year-old Iraqi-owned tanker, flying the Georgian flag, sank off the coast of Dubai while it was being escorted to a holding...