Here is the (usually dire) scalable REAL-TIME shipping situation in the Middle East...if you ever wondered the reason it is a hotbed of intrigue and conflict.
This page shows the Straits of Hormuz, Gulf of Aden (Djibouti), Suez Canal, etc. See for yourself if Iran is abiding by Oil Sanctions. Tankers are in RED. Reload if ships but no map loads:this is a world-wide site!
REAL-TIME GLOBAL SHIPPING STATS & VIEW
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