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 waters carrying 2 million barrels of heavy...

October 17, 2021
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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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 billion rupees ($2.72 billion) amid the...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 3351

Friday, August 6, 2021
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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 attack on the Israeli-operated...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 3156

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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Boarders Exit Asphalt Princess Off UAE

DUBAI, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Oman on Wednesday identified the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess as the tanker involved in a hijacking which Britain’s maritime trade agency earlier said was over. The...

August 4, 2021
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Saturday, July 31, 2021
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US Navy Says Israel-Linked Oil Tanker Was Targeted by Drones

By Patrick Sykes (Bloomberg) U.S. Navy experts believe a drone struck the Mercer Street,oil tanker with links to an Israeli billionaire off Oman this week, the Associated Press reported, citing the...

July 31, 2021
Total Views: 2307

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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Crippled South African Port Network Declares Force Majeure

South Africa’s state-owned ports and freight-rail company, Transnet, has declared force majeure after disruptions caused by a cyberattack last week. The measure was imposed because of the effects of the...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 2132

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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Maersk Shuts Down Durban Depots As Looting Continues

by Wendell Roelf (Reuters) Maersk has shut down all its depots, warehouses and cold stores in Durban and Johannesburg, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday, as looting in the two...

July 14, 2021
Total Views: 21401

Friday, April 9, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Iran Frees South Korean Tanker and Its Captain

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, April 9 (Reuters) – Iran released on Friday a South Korean ship and its captain detained since January after South Korea promised to try to secure...

April 9, 2021
Total Views: 1977

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Iran Says Its Ship Saviz was Attacked in Red Sea

DUBAI, April 7 (Reuters) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday an Iranian ship, the Saviz, had been attacked in the Red Sea, a day after media reports that the...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 2309

Monday, March 1, 2021
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Israel’s Netanyahu Blames Iran For Explosion on Israeli Ro-Ro Helios Ray

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, March 1 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran on Monday for an explosion aboard an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, an accusation rejected...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 2470

Sunday, February 28, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

RoRo Hit By Explosion Hobbles Into Dubai For Assessment

Reuters) – An Israeli-owned ship hit by an explosion in the Gulf of Oman strategic waterway has arrived at a port in Dubai, where is it is due to be...

February 28, 2021
Total Views: 10079

Friday, August 21, 2020
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Somali Pirates Release Three Hostages From MV Aegean

by Katharine Houreld (Reuters) – Somali pirates have released three Iranian hostages held for five years, a maritime security official said on Thursday, as conflicting reports emerged whether another ship...

August 21, 2020
Total Views: 276

Friday, July 19, 2019
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Trump Will Work With U.K. On Stena Impero Response

by Josh Wingrove (Bloomberg) President Donald Trump said he will work with the U.K. government on a response to Iran’s seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....

July 19, 2019
Total Views: 96

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Oil Jumps as Tanker Seizure Escalates Tensions With Iran

By Harkiran Dhillon (Bloomberg) Oil climbed after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corp said it seized a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, raising stakes in the critical oil chokepoint. London-traded...

July 19, 2019
Total Views: 50

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Stena Confirms Strait Of Hormuz Incident

Stena Bulk has issued the following statement about M/V Stena Impero, the British-flagged oil tanker that Iran claims to have siezed. Stena Bulk and Northern Marine Management can confirm that...

July 19, 2019
Total Views: 16

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Iran Claims To Have Seized Stena Tanker

By Kate Holton (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel this month, ratcheting...

July 19, 2019
Total Views: 26

Monday, November 27, 2017
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Chennai Six Found Not Guilty

(TheGuardian) Six former British soldiers jailed on weapons charges in India have been found not guilty on appeal, according to supporters. The men, who were working on the AdvanFort anti-piracy...

November 27, 2017
Total Views: 5

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Maritime Security Incidents

Libya Captures Two Oil Tankers After Firefight

By Ahmed Elumami (Reuters) Libyan naval forces captured two vessels suspected of smuggling oil from the North African country after gun battles lasting several hours west of the capital Tripoli, a...

April 29, 2017
Total Views: 16

Sunday, March 19, 2017
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Saudi Arabia Asks U.N. to Supervise Yemen Port

by William Maclean (Reuters) A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen called on Sunday for the United Nations to place a strategic port under its supervision after a helicopter attack on...

March 19, 2017
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Friday, March 17, 2017
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Somali Piracy Risk Still High, Warns UN

The hijacking of a tanker off Somalia’s coast shows the threat pirates still pose to one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, a risk that may also hamper the Horn of...

March 17, 2017
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