Iran's coast guard seized a foreign vessel accused of smuggling oil in the Gulf of Oman on Saturday, February 22. The tanker was reportedly towed to Bandar-e-Jask Port, and all 13 crew members were detained. As of Saturday evening (local time), the ship's flag state has not been identified.
Similar incidents are possible in the Gulf of Oman over the near term.
Individuals in the region are advised to monitor developments to the situation.