Iran's 'Ghost Ships' Evade Oil Sanctions By Turning Off Trackers | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Iran's 'Ghost Ships' Evade Oil Sanctions By Turning Off Trackers

In anticipation of the US sanctions against Iranian oil exports, which were reimposed by the Trump Administration on Monday (along with additional sanctions on everything from Iranian shipping to banking and insurance), oil tankers bearing the Iranian flag have embraced a stealthy approach to keeping the oil flowing: They're 'ghosting' international trackers by turning off their transponders, rendering the ships impossible to track by anything aside from visual cues.

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