The US State Department is working to disrupt what it sees as the vessel’s Syrian plan, according to a US official. The US State Department has been monitoring two other Iranian tankers in the Mediterranean.
A top Pentagon official has warned that China’s efforts to gain influence in the Middle East could undermine defence co-operation between the US and regional allies that grow too close to Beijing. Defence
The latest giant of the seas, the MSC Gülsün, has docked in Europe after its first voyage from northern China and set a new record for container ships. The 400 metre (1,312ft) vessel is longer than 36