According to the PMO News Portal,
that statement stipulated that the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in
line with her human and humanitarian duties, as implementation of her
international obligations, and in full cooperation with the relevant ship
owners, provided all necessary services to ships at the anchorage and their
The Greek ship
owners have also acted regarding the movement of the crew based on the
procedure customary in the maritime transport industry, considering the
maintenance and improvement of ship safety and for implementation of the
provisions of the Maritime Labor Convention (MLC 2006), and PMO thus provided the necessary cooperation.
It must be
noted that the crew of the ships had not been detained, and performed their
activities and duties on their ships, according to the national regulations of
the Islamic Republic of Iran and international maritime conventions.
judgment on the seized cargo of two tanker vessels MT Delta Poseidon and MT Prudent Warrior has been taken into consideration by the competent judicial authorities,
and pursuant to the complaint by the cargo owner of the Iranian ship MT Lana,
whose cargo was seized in Greece.