Maritime Security Incidents

Ship and Port Security Incidents including piracy, terrorism, mutiny, and threats.


Sunday, October 30, 2022
Russian Navy Fleet Anchored
Maritime Security Incidents

What Is Known About The Drone Attack On Crimea?

LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Russia suspended participation in the U.N.-brokered Black Sea grain deal after what it said was a Ukrainian drone attack

October 30, 2022
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Monday, October 10, 2022
GIULIO_VERNE Power Cable Layer
Incidents

Subsea Power Cable ‘Failure’ Was A False Alarm

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A subsea power cable is now online after an earlier outage caused a complete blackout on a small Danish island. The cable is located

October 10, 2022
Total Views: 2522

Saturday, October 1, 2022
Prime Minister Jonas Gahr visits offshore oil platform
Maritime Security

Europe Bolsters Maritime Security After Pipeline Explosion

By Kari Lundgren (Bloomberg) Norway’s armed forces stepped up patrols of the country’s energy facilities and NATO allies rushed to offer help, as the

October 1, 2022
Total Views: 2160

Map of the Nord-Stream pipeline leak
Maritime Security Incidents

Who’s To Blame For The Nord-Stream Gas Pipeline Leak?

By Joanna Plucinska (Reuters) – Major leaks that suddenly erupted in the Nord Stream gas pipelines that run from Russia to Europe under the

October 1, 2022
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Monday, September 12, 2022
Maritime Security Incidents

Iran To Release Crew Of Greek Tankers

By Sotiris Nikas (Bloomberg) Iran is releasing the crews of two Greek tankers it seized in May, a Greek merchant marine group said Sunday. Iran agreed to the

September 12, 2022
Total Views: 2585

Saturday, July 9, 2022
Maritime Security Incidents

British Navy Seized Smuggled Iranian Missiles

In early 2022, whilst on routine maritime security operations, Royal Navy ship HMS Montrose seized Iranian weapons from speedboats being operated by smugglers

July 9, 2022
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Saturday, May 7, 2022
Maritime Security Incidents

North Korea Is Suspected Of Launching Submarine Missile

By Max Zimmerman and Kyungji Cho May 7, 2022, (Bloomberg) –North Korea appeared to have fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile Saturday, three

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 2421

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Empty Maersk shipping containers
Maritime Security Incidents

Maersk Runs Back To Russia For Empty Containers

by Kirsten Donovan  (Reuters) – Shipping group Maersk still has vessels calling at Russian ports to deliver containers booked before

March 15, 2022
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Thursday, March 10, 2022
oil tanker crew member
Maritime Security Incidents

Crews Start Abandoning Ships In Ukraine

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Some shipowners have begun to ask crew to abandon their ships stuck off the coast of Ukraine, as Russia’s invasion of its

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 38812

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Norwegian-born shipping tycoon Fredriksen
Maritime Security Incidents

Billionaire Orders Tanker To Load Toxic Russian Cargo Near War Zone

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday, while Joe Biden shutdown US ports to Russian oil, Frontline tankers (NYSE: FRO), founded by the billionaire John

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 17147

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Russian Sailors silhouette Sevastopol
Maritime Security Incidents

Ship Insurers Extend War Risk Zone “Close To Romania”

by Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – London’s marine insurance market has widened the area of waters around the Black Sea and Sea of Azov that it

March 8, 2022
Total Views: 2536

Friday, March 4, 2022
seafarer on deck with a mask
Maritime Security Incidents

Over 1,000 Mariners Are Stranded Near Ukraine

By Ann Koh and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) About 140 ships have been trapped off the coast of Ukraine, putting more than a thousand seafarers in harm’s way.

March 4, 2022
Total Views: 3277

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port
Maritime Security Incidents

Lithuania’s Goods Barred From Entering Chinese Ports

By Milda Seputyte (Bloomberg) –Lithuania’s dispute with China escalated after local media reported that goods from some of its companies were

December 4, 2021
Total Views: 2937

Monday, November 22, 2021
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Turbine
Maritime Security Incidents

Offshore Wind Giant Vestas Hit With Cyber Attack

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) –Shares in Vestas Wind Systems A/S dropped to a two-week low after one of the world’s top makers of wind turbines was

November 22, 2021
Total Views: 3441

Sunday, November 21, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Philippines Will Attempt Second Resupply Mission As U.S. Warns China To Not Interfere Again

MANILA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The Philippines’ defense chief said on Sunday a military resupply mission for the country’s troops stationed on an

November 21, 2021
Total Views: 6544

Saturday, November 13, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Shipowners Make Payoffs To Free Vessels Detained By Indonesian Navy

By Joe Brock SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (Reuters) – More than a dozen shipowners have made payments of about $300,000 apiece to release vessels detained by the

November 13, 2021
Total Views: 8339

Monday, November 1, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Port Sudan Reopens After Military Blockade

by Khalid Abdelaziz (Reuters) A tribal group announced on Monday it would temporarily lift a six-week blockade on Sudan’s main seaport, a week after the

November 1, 2021
Total Views: 1100

Sunday, October 17, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Iranian Supertanker Departs Venezuela In Probable Breach Of U.S. Sanctions

By Marianna Parraga and Deisy Buitrago HOUSTON/CARACAS, Oct 16 (Reuters) – An Iran-flagged supertanker on Saturday was about to set sail from Venezuelan

October 17, 2021
Total Views: 2755

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Opium poppy plants
Maritime Security Incidents

Indian Port Seizes $2.7B In Taliban Heroin

By Sumit Khanna (Reuters) Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 3446

Friday, August 6, 2021
Israeli Rear Admiral Ido Ben-Moshe
Maritime Security Incidents

Israel Prepared To Attack Iran To Protect Shipping

By Alisa Odenheimer (Bloomberg) Israel is prepared to attack Iran, Defense Minister Benny Gantz said, as his country lobbied for a response to a fatal drone

August 6, 2021
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