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Saturday, October 21, 2017
EU NAVFOR naval anti pirate ops Somalia
Maritime Security

Yemeni PM Claims Fishermen Have Seized Iranian Ship

DUBAI (Reuters) – An Iranian vessel with 19 sailors on board has been seized near a Yemeni island by local fishermen, Yemen’s prime minister said on

October 21, 2017
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Thursday, July 6, 2017
Maritime Wakes Up To Security Risks
Maritime Security

Maritime Wakes Up To Security Risks

Security is the Achilles’ heel of connected technology. In the maritime space, cyber risks conflate with vessel safety making a multifaceted response

July 6, 2017
Total Views: 69

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Cyber Security at Sea – Microsoft XP on Carriers, Hacking Tridents & Spoofing GPS
Defense

Cyber Security at Sea – Microsoft XP on Carriers, Hacking Tridents & Spoofing GPS

When reporters were recently being given tours of the Royal Navy’s new “supercarrier,” HMS Queen Elizabeth, some were surprized to see a

June 29, 2017
Total Views: 128

Sunday, April 23, 2017
Mattis boards a U.S. Air Force C-17 for a day trip to a U.S. military base in Djibouti from Doha
Maritime Security

No U.S. Military Response To Surge In Piracy, Says Mattis

By Idrees Ali (Reuters) The United States is closely watching a recent increase in piracy off the coast of Somalia, a senior U.S. military official said on

April 23, 2017
Total Views: 69

Sunday, April 9, 2017
somali pirate mothership
Maritime Security

Bulker Suspected of Being Hijacked by Somali Pirates Now Safe – UPDATE

Sunday, April 9: A bulk carrier that was reportedly hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden on Saturday is now safe and underway to its next

April 9, 2017
Total Views: 54

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Pirates Chased From British Freighter
Maritime Security

Pirates Chased From British Freighter

(TheGuardian) The Nigerian navy used its “superior firepower” late last week to foil a pirate attack on a British-flagged freighter and rescue the crew in

August 21, 2016
Total Views: 50

Friday, December 5, 2014
Ships to be Enveloped by Network of Laser Beams
Maritime News

Ships to be Enveloped by Network of Laser Beams

While at the Workboat show this week in New Orleans, I met up with David Leone, President of Radio Zeeland DMP, a company designs and engineers bridge systems

December 5, 2014
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
South China Sea – Indonesia Seeking Clarity (or butting heads?) with China
Maritime News

South China Sea – Indonesia Seeking Clarity (or butting heads?) with China

by Neil Chatterjee (Bloomberg) – Indonesia is seeking clarity on China’s intent behind its maritime claims in the South China Sea to avoid the risk

April 8, 2014
Total Views: 6

Monday, January 13, 2014
Puntland’s New President: A Maritime Security Outlook
Maritime Security

Puntland’s New President: A Maritime Security Outlook

James M. Bridger, Delex Systems Inc After losing Puntland’s presidential election by a single parliamentary vote, incumbent president Abdirahman Mohamed

January 13, 2014
Total Views: 77

Thursday, October 24, 2013
Nigerian Navy To Attempt Rescue Of American Captain And Chief Engineer
Incidents

Nigerian Navy To Attempt Rescue Of American Captain And Chief Engineer

As first reported by gCaptain on Wednesday… ABUJA/WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Pirates attacked an oil supply vessel off the Nigerian coast and

October 24, 2013
Total Views: 21

Friday, April 5, 2013
USCG Vessel Traffic Service Houston
Blog

Security Zone Violation Disrupts Houston Ship Channel

It seems like the VTS in Houston is working as advertised. You can’t just drive wherever you want down there without getting a visit from the local

April 5, 2013
Total Views: 57

Monday, September 17, 2012
ocean atlas vessel ship
Blog

The Armed Security Response to Piracy, and Some of the Hassles

– By Captain Rich Madden MV Ocean Atlas is a U.S. flagged cargo ship which fell afoul of Venezuelan authorities during a recent port call in

September 17, 2012
Total Views: 28

Monday, August 6, 2012
floating mine persian gulf
Maritime Security

IF All Else Fails, Iran Will Start Blowing Up Tankers [REPORT]

(Bloomberg) — Iran probably would attempt to block the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf only as a “last resort,” according

August 6, 2012
Total Views: 10

Thursday, July 5, 2012
small boat activity forecast indian ocean oni
Maritime Security

Monsoon Will Likely Keep Pirates at Bay in Indian Ocean [PIRACY UPDATE]

It was a mixed bag of pirate activity around the world this past week and fortunately, nobody was captured or injured due to pirate activity.  Here’s

July 5, 2012
Total Views: 21

Friday, February 17, 2012
enrica lexie
Blog

Shipboard Security Teams and the Rules of Engagement

– By Captain Rich Madden February 15, 2012 will be a date many in the maritime security industry will remember for a long time. It was the day that

February 17, 2012
Total Views: 204

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
UK P&I Club Advisory on Carrying Weapons and Armed Guards in Egyptian Waters
Maritime Security

UK P&I Club Advisory on Carrying Weapons and Armed Guards in Egyptian Waters

The Club’s Egyptian correspondent has advised us of changes to the domestic law in Egypt concerning regulations governing the carriage weapons and armed

February 15, 2012
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
rhib fort victoria pirates seychelles
Defense

Royal Navy Hands Over Suspected Pirates to Face Prosecution in Seychelles

A group of pirates caught by a Royal Navy operation in the Indian Ocean will face justice in the Seychelles. RFA Fort Victoria – part of NATO’s

January 31, 2012
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
US Flag New York Harbor
Blog

Part 2: Overfishing Ourselves out of the Maritime Industry and Defense of the Homeland

by Jeffrey J. Milstein, Moran Office of Maritime and Port Security (MOMPS) On August 2nd, 1939 Albert Einstein wrote a letter to then President Roosevelt

December 14, 2011
Total Views: 35

Monday, December 5, 2011
recreational fishing vessel near maersk ship containership
Blog

Terrorism, Pirates, and Blowing the Whistle on Commercial Fishing Before it Causes the Next Big Attack, Part 1

By Jeffrey J. Milstein, Moran Office of Maritime and Port Security (MOMPS)  There are many different types of possible terrorists, but the simplest

December 5, 2011
Total Views: 21

Thursday, September 29, 2011
piracy forecast indian ocean
Incidents

Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Update: Week of 22 Sept 2011

Global Summary of Maritime Crime and Piracy, Week of 22 Sep 2011 (Source: ONI) gCaptain Note: Via our friends in West Africa, it’s certainly clear that

September 29, 2011
Total Views: 11
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