News from Reuters:

NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE | Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:33am EDT

NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Indian shipping firms will continue to transport Iranian crude even if limited insurance coverage due to tightening Western sanctions leaves them financially exposed to a spill or accident, a top executive and industry sources said.

Tough new European Union sanctions aimed at stopping Iran’s oil exports to Europe also ban EU insurers and reinsurers from covering tankers carrying Iranian crude anywhere in the world from July. Around 90 percent of the world’s tanker insurance is based in the Wes……….. continues on Reuters.

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