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Friday, December 22, 2023
Iranian flag near oil refinery
Navy

White House Accuses Iran of Helping Houthi Target Ships

by Steve Holland (Reuters) – Iran was “deeply involved” in planning operations against commercial vessels in the Red Sea and its

December 22, 2023
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Thursday, December 7, 2023
The Galaxy Leader cargo ship is escorted by Houthi boats in the Red Sea in this photo released November 20, 2023. Houthi Military Media/Handout via REUTERS
Piracy

White House Aide Says Iran Helping Plan and Execute Red Sea Shipping Attacks

By Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The United States believes that Iran is involved in the planning and execution of drone and missile

December 7, 2023
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Armed men stand on the beach as the Galaxy Leader commercial ship, seized by Yemen's Houthis last month, is anchored off the coast of al-Salif, Yemen, December 5, 2023. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
Piracy

US Imposes Sanctions Over Red Sea Shipping Attacks

By Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 13 individuals and entities for

December 7, 2023
Total Views: 2745

Monday, December 4, 2023
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Mediterranean Sea Oct. 23, 2018. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

Pentagon Stops Short of Saying Houthi’s Are Targeting US Warships

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Waves of attacks by the Iran-backed Houthi group in Yemen may not be targeting

December 4, 2023
Total Views: 2215

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) stand watch in the ship’s Combat Information Center during an operation to defeat a combination of Houthi missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles, October 19, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
News

US Warns Iran-Backed Houthis After Red Sea Shipping Attacks

(Bloomberg) — Iranian-backed Houthi rebels claimed they targeted “two Israeli ships” in the Red Sea, part of a series of attacks against commercial

December 4, 2023
Total Views: 1377

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), right, prepares for an underway replenishment with Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE-13), left, while conducting routine operations in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 16, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

Britain, US Blame Iran for Enabling Red Sea Shipping Attacks

Britain has condemned the recent attacks on commercial shipping in the Red Sea and has placed the blame on Iran for supporting the Houthi militants responsible

December 4, 2023
Total Views: 6141

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
Total Views: 2514

Friday, November 17, 2023
Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker Advantage Sweet, which, according to Refinitiv ship tracking data, is a Suezmax crude tanker which had been chartered by oil major Chevron and had last docked in Kuwait, sails at Marmara sea near Istanbul, Turkey January 10, 2023. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik
Shipping

Heightened Threat Level in Red Sea Prompts Concern

The International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) and Coalition Task Force Sentinel (CTF Sentinel) have released a joint letter expressing their ongoing

November 17, 2023
Total Views: 5950

Monday, November 6, 2023
two tankers conduct ship-to-ship transfer
Shipping

Iran Oil Flows Fell Sharply Last Month, Tanker Watchdog Says

By Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) — Iran’s oil exports dropped for a second month in October, data from a firm that analyzes satellite imagery of

November 6, 2023
Total Views: 1385

Monday, October 9, 2023
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Shipping

What the Shock Attack on Israel Could Mean for Oil

By Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) — The shock attack by Hamas and Israel’s response risk a wider destabilization of the region — and the

October 9, 2023
Total Views: 1908

Friday, September 8, 2023
tanker at sea
Shipping

U.S. Disrupts Multimillion-Dollar Shipment of Iranian Crude and Seizes Cargo

The U.S. Justice Department has disrupted a multimillion-dollar shipment of crude oil by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a designated foreign

September 8, 2023
Total Views: 18501

Monday, August 21, 2023
Ship Tracker Reveals Iran’s Surging Oil Exports
Shipping

Ship Tracker Reveals Iran’s Surging Oil Exports

By Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) — Iran’s oil exports are surging this month, swelling global flows at a time when other producers are cutting back,

August 21, 2023
Total Views: 3412

Sunday, August 20, 2023
Gasoline tanker at terminal. Photo Shutterstock
Shipping

Iranian Tanker Seized By US Begins Unloading

HOUSTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) – A cargo of Iranian crude oil that was seized by the United States was unloading on Sunday after waiting

August 20, 2023
Total Views: 12441

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Stock photo shows an oil tanker at a terminal
Shipping

Lawmakers Urge Biden to Resolve Offloading Delay of Seized Iran Oil Tanker

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers from both political parties have urged President Joe Biden and members of his administration to

August 16, 2023
Total Views: 1048

Sunday, August 13, 2023
An Iranian military ship takes part in an annual drill in the coastal area of the Gulf of Oman and near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran. This image was obtained on December 31, 2022. This image is from WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

U.S.-Led Naval Group Warns Ships To Avoid Iranian Waters

DUBAI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – A U.S.-led naval coalition in the Gulf has warned ships in the region to stay away from Iranian waters to avoid

August 13, 2023
Total Views: 3769

Tuesday, August 8, 2023
USS Bataan underway at sea with USS Carter in background
Defense

Over 3,000 US Navy Sailors and Marines Arrive in Middle East Amid Iranian Threat to Shipping

More than 3,000 U.S. Navy Sailors and Marines arrived in the Middle East this week as part of a pre-announced deployment to the region coming amid heightened

August 8, 2023
Total Views: 30584

Saturday, August 5, 2023
A boat of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard sails next to Stena Impero at Bandar Abbas port
Navy

Iran Navy Readies Drones And Missiles As US Marines Prepare To Board Oil Tankers

(Reuters) – Iran has equipped its Revolutionary Guards’ navy with drones and 1,000-km (600-mile) range missiles, Iranian news agencies

August 5, 2023
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Thursday, August 3, 2023
STRAIT OF HORMUZ (May 3, 2023) A screenshot of a video showing fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy swarming Panama-flagged oil tanker Niovi as it transits the Strait of Hormuz, May 3, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Shipping

US Trains Navy Sailors, Marines for Possible Boarding to Help Ships Near Iran

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — US Navy sailors and Marines are in training for a possible mission to board merchant ships in the Strait of Hormuz to

August 3, 2023
Total Views: 3955

Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker Advantage Sweet, which, according to Refinitiv ship tracking data, is a Suezmax crude tanker which had been chartered by oil major Chevron and had last docked in Kuwait, sails at Marmara sea near Istanbul, Turkey January 10, 2023. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik
Shipping

Report: U.S. Considering Plan to Put Military Personnel on Merchant Ships in Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. government is reportedly considering a plan to place armed military personnel on commercial ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz to deter Iran

August 3, 2023
Total Views: 8386

Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Iran’s Navy Unveils New Missile-Equipped Vessels
Defense

Iran’s Navy Unveils New Missile-Equipped Vessels

DUBAI, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ navy has unveiled new vessels equipped with 600-km range missiles

August 2, 2023
Total Views: 9377
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