The Islamic republic has also built a 1,000-km pipeline to carry its oil from Goreh, in the southwestern Bushehr province, to the new terminal in the country's southeast.
Iran says its navy warned US vessels to stop "provocative and aimless shooting".
Iranian authorities had detained the chemical tanker Hankuk Chemi and its multinational crew of 20 sailors in the Strait of Hormuz off Oman in January alleging it was polluting the waters with chemicals.
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps destroys replica of US aircraft carrier with missiles during military exercises near Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping lane for a fifth of global oil output.
President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will continue to reduce its nuclear commitments until European parties to the pact save it by protecting Iran's economy from US penalties.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned the United States over Trump's administration decision to impose sanctions on countries that are Iran's biggest oil buyers.
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US President Donald Trump earlier this year pulled the United States out of the 2015 international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon and ordered increased American sanctions.
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