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Maritime Security Incidents

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


Wednesday, November 22, 2023
The RoRo Galaxy Leader being escorted into Yemen by armed Houthi boats
Maritime Security Incidents

Houthis’ Ship Seizure Is A Threat To International Trade

Unless Iran reins in its proxy force, the US and its allies may have to turn to the playbook that defeated piracy off East Africa a decade ago. By James

November 22, 2023
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Sunday, November 19, 2023
NASA Photo of the Red Sea and Eastern Mediterranean
Maritime Security Incidents

UPDATED: Israel Reports Houthi Seized RoRo in the Red Sea

UPDATED – Original article said two ships were seized by Dan Williams (Reuters) – Israel said on Sunday that Yemen’s Houthis had seized a

November 19, 2023
Total Views: 8264

Saturday, November 4, 2023
Ready Reserve military transport ship Cape Orlando
Maritime Security Incidents

Activists Try To Block Military Transport Ship To Stop U.S. Aid to Israel

Yesterday in Oakland, Pro-Palestinian protesters advocating for a cease-fire in Gaza illegally entered port facilities in an attempt to halt the U.S. military

November 4, 2023
Total Views: 14266

Saturday, August 5, 2023
Naval Drone Hits Russian Military Tanker
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Naval Drone Hits Russian Military Tanker

By Olena Harmash (Reuters) – A Ukrainian sea drone full of explosives struck a Russian fuel tanker overnight near a bridge linking

August 5, 2023
Total Views: 6237

Sunday, March 26, 2023
Nimitz Conducts Flight Ops. U.S. Navy Photo
Maritime Security Incidents

North Korea Fires Missiles As US Aircraft Carrier Set To Arrive In South

SEOUL, March 27 (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Monday morning,

March 26, 2023
Total Views: 105290

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
Total Views: 7087

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: 2803

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: 2367

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
Total Views: 42573

Monday, September 12, 2022
Iran To Release Crew Of Greek Tankers
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: 2760

Saturday, July 9, 2022
British Navy Seized Smuggled Iranian Missiles
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
Total Views: 6684

Saturday, May 7, 2022
North Korea Is Suspected Of Launching Submarine Missile
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: 2446

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
Total Views: 109201

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: 39049

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: 17471

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: 2596

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: 3331

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: 3009

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: 3463

Sunday, November 21, 2021
A Chinese Coast Guard vessel is pictured on the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, part of the Spratly Islands, in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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: 6572
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