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China-Owned Tanker Changes Name In Apparent Effort To Evade US Sanctions


A US government official had warned ports in Asia not to allow the ship "Pacific Bravo" to dock, saying it was carrying Iranian crude in violation of US economic sanctions

Singapore/Kuala Lumpur:

While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and direction to other ships, ship-tracking data showed.

A U.S. government official had warned ports in Asia not to allow the ship to dock, saying it was carrying Iranian crude in violation of U ...


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