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UK Recommends British-Flagged Ships Adopt Heightened Security State in Strait of Hormuz: Sky

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019 14:01 GMT

Britain has recommended all British-flagged ships go to a heightened state of security in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News reported on Thursday July 11th, citing unnamed maritime industry sources.

According to Reuters, a Department for Transport spokesperson said: "The Department for Transport, as competent authority, regularly provides Security Advice to UK and Red Ensign Group Shipping on how they should operate in areas of high risk."

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