Iranian fuel vessel has moored at Venezuela refinery: Iran’s Press TV

An Iranian vessel carrying fuel supply has moored at the refinery of El Palito in Venezuela. (Twitter)

The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela has moored at Venezuela's El Palito refinery, Iran's English-language Press TV reported on Monday.

Iran is providing Venezuela with 1.53 million barrels of gasoline and components in a move criticized by US authorities as both nations are under US sanctions, according to the governments, sources and calculations by

“The Iranian oil/chem Handymax tanker, FORTUNE, which loaded 43 million liters of gasoline during mid-March at Port Shahid Rajaee, Iran, has now moored at berth 2 at the refinery of El Palito, Venezuela, situated west of capital city, Caracas,” tweeted

A second vessel, the Forest, entered the Caribbean Sea on Saturday. The three remaining vessels were crossing the Atlantic.

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Last Update: Monday, 25 May 2020 KSA 10:59 - GMT 07:59