Disputed Kurdish oil tanker moving for 1st time since end-July: shiptracking data

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 03, 2014 4:35 PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The tanker carrying $100 million worth of disputed Kurdish crude oil is moving for the first time since July 27, AIS ship tracking data showed on Wednesday.

The status of the tanker, called United Kalavrvta, changed to "underway using engine" from "at anchor", but it was still 95 percent full, the data used by the U.S. Coast Guard and Reuters showed.

(Reporting by Josephine Mason; Editing by David Gregorio)