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Iran: Debt must be cleared before Maersk vessel is released

Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization has informed that Maersk Tigris was detained after a court issued a verdict against Maersk in a case concerning debt to Iranian company Pars Talaie.

Photo: Maersk Line

The Danish Embassy in Iran is likely familiar with an Iranian verdict against Maersk, says the Iranian Embassy in Denmark in a statement on Wednesday.

The commercial vessel was seized by Iranian authorities on Tuesday when sailing through the Strait of Hormuz toward Dubai on a fixed route from the Black Sea. The last call before the vessel was detained was in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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