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UPDATE: KRG tanker unloads in Israel after abandoning US delivery

The KRG has given up its first attempt to sell independent pipeline exports to U.S. buyers, as the United Kalavryta is redirected to a port in Israel, and the American court has suspended proceedings.
The view from the deck of the United Kalavryta, in this undated photo on the website of owner Marine Management Services M.C.

The oil tanker at the center of a lawsuit over Kurdistan's autonomous exports appears to have unloaded at the port of Ashkelon, having abandoned its quest to deliver crude to the U.S.

The United Kalavryta, carrying more than 1 million barrels of oil produced and exported by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), sailed away from Texas in late January.

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