The Grace 1 "is no longer subject to detention", Chief Justice Anthony Dudley says in court.
US Iran Rift
US Iran Rift
"As this is an ongoing investigation, we are unable to comment further," a British Foreign Office spokesman says.
Oil tanker traffic passing through the Gulf via the Strait of Hormuz has become the focus of a US-Iranian standoff.
The US is lobbying international partners to join a maritime security coalition; Britain has joined in.
The statement comes after US President Donald Trump accused his French counterpart of meddling in the dispute.
“It is vital to secure the freedom for all international shipping to navigate the Strait of Hormuz without delay."
On Sunday, Australia became the latest ally seeming to give the plan a wide berth.
Vessel was smuggling fuel for some Arab countries, says Revolutionary Guards commander.
The identity of the latest vessel seized and the nationality of its detained crew has not yet been revealed.
"All countries which have interests in the region are by no means willing to see a new crisis in the Middle East."
In response, Zarif tweets that Washington is trying to silence Iran on the international stage.
"There is no quid pro quo," says New British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.
Envoys from Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia and Iran gather for talks in the Austrian capital.
Envoys from Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia and Iran will take part in the meeting.
The Shahab-3 missile test launch could be considered another signal from Tehran that it will not back down.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last month cited threats from Iran as a reason to approve the $8.1 billion arms sale.
“We don't want tensions with some European countries,” Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says.
Britain on Monday called for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Straight of Hormuz.
Ship's seizure follows weeks of threats from Tehran to retaliate for Britain's seizure of an Iranian tanker Grace 1.
The Saudi Foreign Ministry announced the basing agreement on Friday without mentioning details.
A host of factors are making the crude horizon a dim read.
A Filipino, three Russians and a Latvian are also among the ship's crew.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran of “serious consequences” if the issue is not resolved quickly.
Iranian military says all its drones have returned safely to their bases.
The ship was seized south of the Iranian island of Larak, the Guards say, without detailing its name or provenance.
The trend has made front pages of Iranian newspapers and been discussed by some of the country's top ayatollahs.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says his country will retaliate over the seizure of an Iranian supertanker earlier this month.
Says the US is determined to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons.
“These actions are not out of obstinacy. It is to give diplomacy a chance."
Trump on Wednesday said that US sanctions on Iran would soon be increased "substantially".