Oil tanker disappears in Strait of Hormuz

July 17, 2019 A U.A.E.-based oil tanker went missing on July 13 in Iranian waters, raising concerns that it may have been seized by Iran amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf, The Washington Post reported citing sources. U.A.E.-based Prime Tankers L.L.C. operated the ship which was on its way to Sharjah.