MT Prudent Warrior released by Iranian authorities and sailed safely towards UAE

17 November 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, detained in Iranian territorial waters on 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022, the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations.

On 6 October 2022 , following the Shipís managers constant and systematic efforts against unprecedent difficulties, it was made feasible to replace seventeen out of twenty-four crew members of Greek and Filipino nationality.

On 6 November 2022 we managed to replace the rest of the crew.

On 16 November 2022 at 13:31 Greek time, the MT Prudent Warrior released by Iranian authorities and sailed safely towards UAE.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters

7 November 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations. We hope that the recent developments are the pathway to the release of our vessel and her crew.

On 6 October 2022 , following the Shipís managers constant and systematic efforts against unprecedent difficulties, it was made feasible to replace seventeen out of twenty-four crew members of Greek and Filipino nationality.

We do hope that the discussions taking place on governmental and diplomatic level will bring this matter to an end, with the vessel and her crew finally being released.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters

11 October 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations. We hope that the recent developments are the pathway to the release of our vessel and her crew.

On 6 October 2022 , following the Shipís managers constant and systematic efforts against unprecedent difficulties, it was made feasible to replace seventeen out of twenty-four crew members of Greek and Filipino nationality.

We do hope that the discussions taking place on governmental and diplomatic level will bring this matter to an end, with the vessel and her crew finally being released.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters

12 September 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

The crew onboard communicate with their families almost on a daily basis and they are in good health and are treated well.

On 7 June 2022, the Greek Consul in Tehran flew to Bandar Abbas and visited the ship. She found the crew in good physical and mental health.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations. We hope that the recent developments are the pathway to the release of our vessel and her crew.

Polembros Shipping is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident. We are constantly in communication with the seafarersí families in an attempt to support them through these terribly troubling times.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters

11 August 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

The crew onboard communicate with their families almost on a daily basis and they are in good health and are treated well.

On 7 June 2022, the Greek Consul in Tehran flew to Bandar Abbas and visited the ship. She found the crew in good physical and mental health.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations. We hope that the recent developments are the pathway to the release of our vessel and her crew.

Polembros Shipping is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident. We are constantly in communication with the seafarersí families in an attempt to support them through these terribly troubling times.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters

28 July 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

The crew onboard communicate with their families almost on a daily basis and they are in good health and are treated well.

On 7 June 2022, the Greek Consul in Tehran flew to Bandar Abbas and visited the ship. She found the crew in good physical and mental health.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations. We hope that the recent developments are the pathway to the release of our vessel and her crew.

Polembros Shipping is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident. We are constantly in communication with the seafarersí families in an attempt to support them through these terribly troubling times.



MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters

07 July 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

The crew onboard communicate with their families almost on a daily basis and they are in good health and are treated well.

On 7 June 2022, the Greek Consul in Tehran flew to Bandar Abbas and visited the ship. She found the crew in good physical and mental health.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations. We hope that the recent developments are the pathway to the release of our vessel and her crew.

Polembros Shipping is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident. We are constantly in communication with the seafarersí families in an attempt to support them through these terribly troubling times.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters

30 June 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

The crew onboard communicate with their families almost on a daily basis and they are in good health and are treated well.

On 7 June 2022, the Greek Consul in Tehran flew to Bandar Abbas and visited the ship. She found the crew in good physical and mental health.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations. We hope that the recent developments are the pathway to the release of our vessel and her crew.

Polembros Shipping is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident. We are constantly in communication with the seafarersí families in an attempt to support them through these terribly troubling times.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters.

17 June 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

The crew onboard communicate with their families almost on a daily basis and they are in good health and are treated well.

On 7 June 2022, the Greek Consul in Tehran flew to Bandar Abbas and visited the ship. She found the crew in good physical and mental health.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations. We hope that the recent developments are the pathway to the release of our vessel and her crew.

Polembros Shipping is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident. We are constantly in communication with the seafarersí families in an attempt to support them through these terribly troubling times.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters.

12 June 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

The crew onboard communicate with their families on a daily basis and they are in good health and are treated well.

On 7 June 2022, the Greek Consul in Tehran flew to Bandar Abbas and visited the ship. She found the crew in good physical and mental health.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations.

Polembros Shipping is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident. We are constantly in communication with the seafarersí families in an attempt to support them through these terribly troubling times.



MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters.

10 June 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

The crew onboard communicate with their families on a daily basis and they are in good health and are treated well.

On 7 June 2022, the Greek Consul in Tehran flew to Bandar Abbas and visited the ship. She found the crew in good physical and mental health.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022.

We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations. We hope that the recent developments are the pathway to the release of our vessel and her crew.

Polembros Shipping is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident. We are constantly in communication with the seafarersí families in an attempt to support them through these terribly troubling times.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters.

08 June 2022

The MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since 27 May 2022.

On 28 May 2022 the vessel was shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she is located until now.

The crew onboard communicate with their families on a daily basis and they are in good health and are treated well.

On 7 June 2022, the Greek Consul in Tehran flew to Bandar Abbas and visited the ship. She found the crew in good physical and mental health.

On 4 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that the confiscation of the Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil cargo from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and our personnelís wellbeing at the core of our operations, we have been innocent victims caught in the midst of political confrontations.

Polembros Shipping is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident. We are constantly in communication with the seafarersí families in an attempt to support them through these terribly troubling times.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters.

06 June 2022

Please be advised that MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since Friday, 27 May 2022.

On Saturday, 28 May 2022 vessel shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she stays till now.

Crew communicate with their families daily, advising that they are in good health and are treated well.

We have been allowed talk to the Master today, 06 June 2022. All crew are reportedly in good health.

On the 04 June 2022, Iranís Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted in a social media platform that confiscation of Prudent Warrior was an action of retaliation for the seizure of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greek waters in May 2022. We are deeply sceptical and worried that despite our efforts to provide world leading transportation services, having safety and human element in the core of our operations; we have been innocent victims of political confrontations.

Polembros Shipping Limited is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident.

We stand by the families of crew constantly with direct and constant updates as well as psychological support.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters.

04 June 2022

Please be advised that MT Prudent Warrior, under our management, remains detained in Iranian territorial waters since Friday, 27 May 2022.

On Saturday, 28 May 2022 vessel shifted to Bandar Abbas anchorage, where she stays till now.

Crew communicate with their families daily, advising that they are in good health and are treated well.

We managed to talk to the Master yesterday, 03 June 2022. All crew reported to be in good health.

Polembros Shipping Limited is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident.

We stand by the families of crew constantly with direct and constant updates as well as psychological support.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters.

30 May 2022

Please be advised that MT Prudent Warrior under our management remains detained in Iranian territorial waters.

Earlier today vesselís master and members of crew managed to communicate with Polembros advising that they are in good health and are treated well.

Polembros Shipping Limited is in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident.


MT Prudent Warrior remains detained in Iranian territorial waters.

28 May 2022

Please be advised that MT Prudent Warrior under our management remains detained in Iranian territorial waters.

Earlier today vesselís master and members of crew managed to communicate with Polembros advising that they are in good health and are treated well.

The managers are in constant cooperation and communication with concerned parties and authorities for subject incident.


M/T Prudent Warrior intercepted by an Iranian team

27 May 2022

Please be advised that M/T Prudent Warrior (IMO 9753545, Greek Flag) while sailing in the Arabian Gulf towards Fujairah, was intercepted by an Iranian team.

SSAS alert at was received at 11:08 UTC.

The communication with the vessel is not currently feasible and the vesselís AIS is switched off since 11:23 UTC.

As per information relayed from other vessels sailing in the vicinity, the vessel has been directed to Iranian waters.

The Greek Ministry of Mercantile Marine was immediately notified and the vesselís managers are closely monitoring the incident and cooperating accordingly.

Kind regards
Polembros Shipping Limited

Polembros Shipping Limited - press release