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


Saturday, November 13, 2021
A bird's-eye view of ships along the coast in Singapore July 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File Photo
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
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Monday, November 1, 2021
Port Sudan Reopens After Military Blockade
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
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Sunday, October 17, 2021
Iranian Supertanker Departs Venezuela In Probable Breach Of U.S. Sanctions
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: 2759

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: 3464

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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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Asphalt Queen tanker
Maritime Security Incidents

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

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 2816

Saturday, July 31, 2021
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Maritime Security Incidents

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,

July 31, 2021
Total Views: 2339

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
Maritime Security Incidents

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

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 2200

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Durban Looting
Maritime Security Incidents

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,

July 14, 2021
Total Views: 21557

Friday, April 9, 2021
Iran Frees South Korean Tanker and Its Captain
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

April 9, 2021
Total Views: 2011

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Iran Saviz
Maritime Security Incidents

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

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 2385

Monday, March 1, 2021
Helios-Ray-roro-explosion-GULF-SECURITY-SHIP
Maritime Security Incidents

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

March 1, 2021
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Sunday, February 28, 2021
RoRo Hit By Explosion Hobbles Into Dubai For Assessment
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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

February 28, 2021
Total Views: 10150

Friday, August 21, 2020
Aegean II Tanker
Maritime Security Incidents

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,

August 21, 2020
Total Views: 304

Friday, July 19, 2019
president trump
Maritime Security Incidents

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

July 19, 2019
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Maritime Security Incidents

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

July 19, 2019
Total Views: 55

STENA IMPERO
Maritime Security Incidents

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

July 19, 2019
Total Views: 26

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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

July 19, 2019
Total Views: 64

Monday, November 27, 2017
seaman-guard-ohio Chennai Six anti-piracy ship
Maritime Security Incidents

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

November 27, 2017
Total Views: 25

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Libya Captures Two Oil Tankers After Firefight
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

April 29, 2017
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