Iran’s first fuel tanker that set sail toward Lebanon two weeks ago has entered the Mediterranean Sea, as a second ship also begins its journey to assuage the sufferings endured by the Lebanese people under severe fuel shortages and American sanctions.
Data from TankerTrackers, a global tanker tracking website, showed that the first ship has already entered the Mediterranean, Iranian news outlets reported on Monday.
2021-08-28 update regarding Iranian fuel for Lebanon:
– We received an acknowledgement signal from Iran for the first tanker we identified. This vessel is underway with fuel for the electric power grid.
– Gasoline tanker hasn’t departed yet.
– Investigating 3rd tanker.
— TankerTrackers.com, Inc. (@TankerTrackers) August 28, 2021
2021-08-29; second update regarding Iranian fuel for Lebanon:
The second tanker has departed port and is currently underway. We should know by morning if she’s left the country as well.
It’s a process, people.
— TankerTrackers.com, Inc. (@TankerTrackers) August 29, 2021
Citing informed sources, Lebanon’s al-Manar television network also confirmed the report.
Meanwhile, Hebrew sources said that Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah is at a state of alert in case the Israeli regime makes a miscalculation with regard to the ship.
Source: Press TV