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Maersk Insists Iran Release Crew, Vessel

Denmark's Maersk shipping said on Thursday it insisted on the release of a vessel and crew seized by Iran, adding it assumed the incident was related to a 2005 court case over uncollected cargo. The Marshall Islands-flagged Maersk Tigris container ship was detained by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, spurring the United States to send military vessels to monitor the situation. Maersk had chartered the ship, which is owned by undisclosed private investors. The firm...

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