US Navy DivertsVessel Suspected Of Carrying Iraqi Diesel Oil
A US Navyspokesman announced on 16 August that it had "temporarily diverted" avessel that it suspected of carrying Iraqi diesel oil in contravention of UNsanctions. The US Fifth Fleet spokesman said the Fair Sky, which was flying theSt. Vincent flag, was boarded after it left the Shatt al-'Arab estuary. It wasfully loaded but had no documents, the spokesman said, adding that the crewclaimed that it...