$DNR Flotilla of Iran fuel for gas-starved Venezuela arrives Sunday Iran is supplying some 1.53 million barrels of gasoline and alkylate to Venezuela, according to various sources. aljazeera.com/ajimpact/flot... A flotilla of five tankers carrying Iranian fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela is approaching the Caribbean, with the first vessel expected to reach the South American country's waters on Sunday, according to Refinitiv Eikon tracking data. Venezuela's defense minister said its military will escort the Iranian tankers once they reach the nation's exclusive economic zone. Iran-flagged tanker Fortune, the first in the flotilla, was approaching the Caribbean Sea on Friday. It has been navigating with its satellite signal on since it passed the Suez Canal earlier in May. The four other vessels are following the same route across the Atlantic Ocean, the Eikon data showed.