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Saturday, June 4, 2022
Israel Arrests Four Palestinian Fishermen Off Gaza Coast
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Israel Arrests Four Palestinian Fishermen Off Gaza Coast

GAZA, June 4 (Reuters) – Israel arrested four Palestinian fishermen off the Mediterranean coast of Gaza on Saturday, Palestinian and Israeli

June 4, 2022
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Sunday, March 27, 2022
Russian Tankers Going Dark Raises Flags on Sanctions Evasion
Maritime Security

Russian Tankers Going Dark Raises Flags on Sanctions Evasion

By K. Oanh Ha, Mar 27, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Russian tankers carrying oil chemicals and products are increasingly concealing their movements, a phenomenon

March 27, 2022
Total Views: 34775

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

Philippine Coast Guard Accuses China Of  ‘Close Distance Maneuvering’ In Disputed Sea

MANILA, March 27 (Reuters) – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Sunday reported a recent incident of “close distance

March 27, 2022
Total Views: 2288

Sunday, February 13, 2022
Arno Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands
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Micronesia Follows Marshall Islands Out Of The PIF Alliance

by Kirsty Needham (Reuters) The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) will temporarily rescind its withdrawal from the Pacific’s main political forum, the

February 13, 2022
Total Views: 3098

Saturday, January 22, 2022
Sand-dredging ships with Chinese flags are seen in the waters off the Taiwan-controlled Matsu islands, January 28, 2021. Picture taken January 28, 2021.
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Dredgers Spotted Off Cambodian Base Where China’s Growing Influence Is Of Concern

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Dredgers have been spotted off Cambodia’s Ream naval base, where China is funding construction work

January 22, 2022
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Saturday, December 4, 2021
RFS Admiral panteleyev (BPK 548) rimpac
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Russia, Southeast Asia Conclude First Joint Naval Exercise

AKARTA, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Russia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have concluded their first joint naval exercise,

December 4, 2021
Total Views: 1922

Saturday, November 27, 2021
Japan Plans To Double Military Spending In Rush To Bolster Air And Sea Defenses
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Japan Plans To Double Military Spending In Rush To Bolster Air And Sea Defenses

By Tim Kelly TOKYO,(Reuters) – Japan plans to add $6.75 billion to its already record annual military spending in a rush to bolster air

November 27, 2021
Total Views: 1601

Friday, November 26, 2021
The BRP Sierra Madre, a marooned transport ship which Philippine Marines live on as a military outpost, is pictured in the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, part of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Maritime Security

Philippines Rejects China’s Demand To Remove BRP Sierra Madre From Disputed Shoal

(Reuters) – The Philippines will not remove a dilapidated navy ship grounded on an atoll in the South China Sea, its defense chief said on Thursday,

November 26, 2021
Total Views: 12634

Saturday, November 13, 2021
Putin Accuses U.S.  Of Supporting Drone Use In Ukraine Conflict Zone
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Putin Accuses U.S. Of Supporting Drone Use In Ukraine Conflict Zone

(Bloomberg) –Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of supporting drone use in the Ukraine conflict zone and said its naval drills with NATO

November 13, 2021
Total Views: 1326

russia blocks sea of Azov
Maritime Security

Ukraine Speeds Up Construction Of Naval Base To Prevent Russia From Taking Control Of Sea Of Azov

KYIV, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Saturday it would speed up the construction of a naval base at the port of Berdyansk to prevent what Kyiv calls

November 13, 2021
Total Views: 1667

Sunday, September 26, 2021
UK Says Multiple Ships Of Various Nationalities Are Breaching North Korea Sanctions
Maritime Security

UK Says Multiple Ships Of Various Nationalities Are Breaching North Korea Sanctions

LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Britain said on Sunday it had collected evidence of multiple ships from various nationalities apparently breaching United

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 2305

Friday, August 6, 2021
mercer street damage
Maritime Security

U.S. Cites Conclusive Evidence that Iranian ‘Kamikaze’ Drone Was Used in Tanker Attack

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) — The U.S. cited evidence for the first time Friday to back up its assertion that Iran was behind the deadly drone attack on

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 5736

G7 Calls Out Iran for Attack on Mercer Street
Maritime Security

G7 Calls Out Iran for Attack on Mercer Street

Foreign Ministers from the Group of Seven of the world’s leading economies have condemned the “deliberate and targeted attack” on the MT

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 929

Thursday, August 5, 2021
mercer street
Maritime Security

U.N. Security Council to Discuss Deadly Tanker Attack on Friday

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Britain will discuss a deadly tanker attack off the coast of Oman during a closed-door United Nations

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 570

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
U.S. Believes Iran was Behind ‘Hijacking’ Incident in Gulf of Oman, But Can’t Yet Confirm
Maritime Security

U.S. Believes Iran was Behind ‘Hijacking’ Incident in Gulf of Oman, But Can’t Yet Confirm

The United States believes Iran was behind Tuesday’s maritime security incident on board the Asphalt Princess in the Gulf of Oman, but it wasn’t

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 1827

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
mercer street
Maritime Security

Israel Flags ‘Hard Evidence’ That Iran Struck Mercer Street Tanker as Mideast Tensions Rise

By Alisa Odenheimer and Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — Israel said it had given allies “hard evidence” that Iran was behind last week’s deadly

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 1462

Sunday, July 25, 2021
River Patrol
Maritime Security

Chinese Hackers Stole Hydroacoustic Data From Vietnam

Hackers hid and transmitted “trade secrets and proprietary hydroacoustic data” within digital images of a koala bear. By Prak Chan Thul (Reuters)

July 25, 2021
Total Views: 2347

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
alleged illegal transfer of oil between ships
Maritime Security

How To Combat Dark Oil Transfers At Sea

By Jonathan Saul and Marianna Parraga (Reuters) – Top oil shipping companies say they have tightened operational guidelines and deployed technology

July 13, 2021
Total Views: 3317

Saturday, May 8, 2021
nyc-harbor-tanker
Maritime Security

New York Needs Tankers ASAP After Pipeline Cyber Attack

Traders are seeking product tankers and barges to deliver gasoline that would have otherwise been shipped on the Colonial pipeline that was crippled by a

May 8, 2021
Total Views: 5710

Monday, August 13, 2018
Palestinian fisherman mends his nets
Maritime Security

Gaza Fishing Vessels Challenge Israeli Blockade

by Nidal al-Mughrabi (Reuters) – A group of Palestinian fishing boats that sailed off the shore of Gaza to challenge an Israeli naval blockade of the

August 13, 2018
Total Views: 86
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