By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US confiscates Iranian petrol from 4 tankers destined for Venezuela

The US Department of Justice has announced that it has confiscated 1.116m barrels of Iranian-origin petroleum from 4 vessels, which were subject to an order for seizure granted in July 2020 (see post). According to the press release, the 4 vessels, the Bella, Bering, Luna and Pandi, were sailing from Iran to Venezuela. The DOJ alleges that the shipments were …

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Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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