Title Iran tanker seizure: What's so important about a ship's flag? Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet BBC News (World) Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 25/07/19 Description It's very common for ships to fly the flag of a country that differs from that of the owners.
But why is it done and who benefits?
Producer/Author BBC News URL https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-49083108 Persons Ioannis Chapsos
- ship flagging
- Maritime security
- tanker seizure