managing director noted that his company had to supply its needed fuel for its tankers which amounted to over 600,000 tons per year by paying a high price, but after obtaining the bunkering certificate from the oil ministry it will refuel the ships owned or leased by the NITC
more easily in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
Iran's fleet includes 37 to 40 NITC
supertankers, known as VLCCs (Very Large Crude Carriers), each capable of carrying 2 million barrels of oil.
provides bunkering services on Kharg island and in other ports in a JV with a local fuel seller.
The vessels that joined NITC
fleet are part of a 1.
Governor Snyder has shown bold leadership with his plans to reinvent Michigan and the NITC
is another important step to ensuring that businesses will locate and thrive in our great state," noted Jim Holcomb, Senior Vice President, Business Advocacy & General Counsel for the Michigan Chamber.
They urged the departments of State and Treasury to seriously consider sanctioning registries that knowingly participate in efforts to reflag oil tankers and cargo tankers operated by NITC
and the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line, or IRISL.
law prohibits knowingly owning or controlling a vessel that operates in a manner that conceals the Iranian origin of crude oil by obscuring or concealing the ownership, operation, or control of the vessel by NITC
," the statement stressed.
The port authority at Tartous confirmed the Lady Rasha had called there and the Millionaire had not, but a senior NITC
official denied the Iranian tanker had sent out signals that belonged to another ship.
Several of the NITC
vessels were being used to store Iranian offshore crude that Tehran has not been able to sell.
The author is more interested in tracing the ties that link NITC
and its directors to the Iranian government than in speculating about the purpose behind the disappearance of NITC
vessels from the "global grid.
shipping company may not be able to receive insurance payments from Kish P&I if an accident occurs with a NITC
tanker, leaving the U.
The organizer and a student of the NITC
, Abhinav, said that the cheer and positive response the young students got was phenomenal.