Nour News, which is affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, reported the development on Friday, a day after Reuters said the US had confiscated Iranian oil held on the ship near Greece and will send the cargo to the US aboard another vessel.
Tehran has demanded the release of the ship seized under pressure by Washington last month.
Greek media said the tanker was carrying Iranian crude oil in what they called “breach” of international sanctions.
Earlier, the Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned the Swiss envoy, who represents Washington in Tehran, to lodge a diplomatic protest over the incident.
Iran called the move a “violation of international maritime law and international conventions” in its protest.
On Wednesday, Iran also summoned the Greek charge d’affaires over the matter