DELTA POSEIDON - Seizure

01 June 2022

Delta Tankers confirms that its vessel, DELTA POSEIDON (IMO: 9468671), was seized by Iranian forces on Friday, 27 May 2022.

DELTA POSEIDON was travelling southbound through the Persian Gulf, en route from Basrah, Iraq to Agioi Theodoroi, Greece, at the time the vessel was boarded.

We understand that Iranian forces diverted the vessel into Iranian waters and instructed her to anchor her near Bandar Abbas.

As a company, we are concerned with the situation and are following developments extremely closely. We are working closely with relevant parties to urgently resolve this matter.

The safety and welfare of the crew remains our highest priority and we are doing everything we can to secure the crew's prompt release. We continue to maintain contact with the families of the crew members and offer our support.

DELTA POSEIDON(IMO: 9468671), is a 157,380-dwt tanker, built in 2011 and registered in Greece.

At this time, we have no further information.


31 May 2022

Delta Tankers confirms that its vessel, DELTA POSEIDON (IMO: 9468671), was seized by Iranian forces on Friday, 27 May 2022.

DELTA POSEIDON was travelling southbound through the Persian Gulf, en route from Basrah, Iraq to Agioi Theodoroi, Greece, at the time the vessel was boarded. We understand that Iranian forces diverted the vessel into Iranian waters, where she remains.

As a company, we are concerned with the situation and are following developments extremely closely. We are working closely with relevant parties to urgently resolve this matter.

The safety and welfare of the crew remains our highest priority and we are doing everything we can to secure the crew's prompt release. We continue to maintain contact with the families of the crew members and offer our support.

DELTA POSEIDON (IMO: 9468671), is a 157,380-dwt tanker, built in 2011 and registered in Greece.

At this time, we have no further information.

Delta Tankers Ltd. press release