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MV Helios Ray
Report: Iranian ship linked to IRCG attacked in Red Sea
April 6, 2021
Iranian media reported that the “Saviz” was targeted by a limpet mine.
Washington attempts to quell Israel’s shadow war with Iran at sea
March 15, 2021
Israel’s alleged ongoing disruptions of Iranian oil-smuggling to Syria, which enabled a terror financing channel to Hezbollah, and Tehran’s resulting retaliation may have set off alarm bells in the Biden administration ahead of new nuclear talks.
The attack on the ‘MV Helios Ray’
March 10, 2021
Isolated incident or new campaign? The Iranian attack in the Gulf of Oman has sparked an important debate within Israel’s defense establishment.
Arab news outlet releases ‘Iranian drone footage’ of Israeli cargo ship after attack
March 8, 2021
Holes in the ship’s hull “were not caused by an external attack, but elements from inside the ship itself,” claims pro-Hezbollah media.
Netanyahu: Attack on Israeli-owned cargo ship ‘indeed Iranian action’
March 1, 2021
Tehran “is Israel’s greatest enemy, and we are striking it everywhere in the region,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the wake of reported airstrikes on Iranian targets in Syria, two days after explosions in the Gulf of Oman rocked the “MV Helios Ray.”
Israeli-owned ship in Gulf hit by explosion amid Mideast tensions
February 26, 2021
The vessel, identified as MV Helios Ray, a Bahamian-flagged vehicle cargo ship, is owned by a Tel Aviv-based firm called Ray Shipping Ltd.