Iran's tanker Grace 1 to leave Gibraltar under new name, Head to Mediterranean Sea

Iran
# 16 August 2019 11:23 (UTC +04:00)

Iran's oil tanker Grace 1, released on Thursday from Gibraltar after being held there for over a month, will head to the Mediterranean Sea under a new name, Adrian Darya, the deputy head of Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization, Jalil Eslami, said on Friday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"At the request of its owner, Grace 1 tanker will head to the Mediterranean Sea under the flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran having changed its name for Adrian Darya," Eslami said as broadcast by Iranian television.

He specified that the vessel would begin is journey after being refueled.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED