Three Iranian Tankers Approach Venezuela With Sanctioned Fuel Cargoes

The first of three Iranian tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela is set to arrive Monday night, demonstrating the ability of the Iranian and Venezuelan governments to bypass American sanctions on a limited basis. 

The tanker Forest will arrive at the El Palito refinery near Puerto Cabello sometime Monday night, according to, bringing with her a cargo of much-needed gasoline for Venezuelan consumers. Two more, the Fortune and the Faxon, are expected on October 1 and October 4,...

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