maritime security

Monday, October 17, 2022
port of Berdiansk fire

OP-ED Russian Navy Will Keep Attacking Transportation Infrastructure

OP-ED by Benjamin Jensen (American University, TheConversation) In response to massive battlefield setbacks, Russia has increased its attacks in Ukraine on

October 17, 2022
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Thursday, October 13, 2022
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ABS Chairman Says Maritime Security is Pressuring Decarbonization Efforts

During the keynote speech at this week’s Shipping Insight conference in Connecticut, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki discussed

October 13, 2022
Total Views: 1107

Saturday, November 27, 2021
Maritime Security

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
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Monday, October 11, 2021

Loose Lips: Everyday OPSEC Can Help Harden Your Ship’s Security

Maritime businesses are tempting targets for criminals; here’s what companies and mariners can do to harden operational

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 884

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Maritime News

Seeking to Avoid Escalation, Ships Deploy Unarmed Guards to Navigate Gulf

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) – Shipping companies are hiring unarmed security guards for voyages through the Middle East Gulf as an extra

July 17, 2019
Total Views: 30

Friday, July 12, 2019
Maritime News

Commercial Ships Urged Not to Use Private Armed Guards in Persian Gulf

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) – Shipping companies sailing through the Middle East Gulf are being urged to avoid having private armed

July 12, 2019
Total Views: 128

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Maritime News

Editorial: Readying for the Maritime Attacks of the Future

By Christopher Porter – When security professionals address threats to transportation security, the discussion usually centers on aviation risks.

May 22, 2019
Total Views: 52

Monday, March 4, 2019
Maritime News

Eyes on the Sea: Companies Compete for Australian Maritime Surveillance Contract

By Jamie Freed AVALON, Australia March 4 (Reuters) – Major global defense contractors want to sell Australia on cutting-edge technology such as

March 4, 2019
Total Views: 7

Sunday, May 27, 2018
Maritime News

U.S. Alarmed By Strike on Turkish Ship Delivering Wheat to Yemen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Friday it was “alarmed” by a Houthi missile strike on a Turkish vessel carrying wheat to

May 27, 2018
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Maritime News

Saudi-Led Coalition Destroys Houthi Boats Targeting Tanker in Red Sea

DUBAI, May 23 (Reuters) – A Saudi-led military coalition foiled attacks by explosives-laden speedboats deployed by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi

May 23, 2018
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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Confirmed: Saudi Supertanker Attacked in Southern Red Sea; Tanker Reported Safe After ‘Explosion’

A fully laden supertanker came under attack Tuesday in the Southern Red Sea while underway in one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, the European

April 4, 2018
Total Views: 154

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Press Releases

Protecting Maritime Personnel – Developments in Modern Body Armor

PRESS RELEASE – (Safeguard Armor) – The Maritime field is changing fast under the threats of piracy, international terrorist and random attacks on

March 7, 2018
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Thursday, September 7, 2017
Maritime News

Naval Forces Establish Maritime Security Transit Corridor Off Horn of Africa

The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) has established a Maritime Security Transit Corridor to protect merchant ships off the Horn of Africa in response to recent

September 7, 2017
Total Views: 207

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Maritime News

Sri Lanka Scraps Firm’s Floating Armory Deals Amid Scandal

By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Maitripala Sirisena on Wednesday revoked all deals by a private security firm related to

November 11, 2015
Total Views: 115

Monday, February 23, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Commander Says Major Middle East Shipping Routes Secure Despite Turmoil

Shipping corridors used by Gulf energy exporters are not at risk from violence and political volatility in Yemen and the seizure of swathes of territory in the

February 23, 2015
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Indonesia Takes an Enlightened Approach to Maritime Security

More countries around the world should strengthen their approach to maritime security and follow in the steps of Indonesia, who this month will launch a new

December 10, 2014
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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Maritime Security Firms Adapt to Changes in Piracy, Stiff Competition

Cash-strapped maritime security firms are being forced to use fewer costly elite guards and to diversify into other businesses such as cyber security, as a

December 3, 2014
Total Views: 27

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Maritime News

All At Sea: Global Shipping Fleet Exposed To Hacking Threat

By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE, April 24 (Reuters) – The next hacker playground: the open seas – and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship

April 24, 2014
Total Views: 25

Sunday, March 30, 2014
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Maritime News

Oil Tanker Fired On In Strait of Hormuz

Unknown assailants in a speedboat shot at a merchant vessel as it sailed through the Strait of Hormuz between Iran and Oman on Sunday, the NATO Shipping Centre

March 30, 2014
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Piracy Not the Only Maritime Concern in Africa

While piracy has dominated the headlines in recent years, maritime security in Africa entails many other aspects. Illegal fishing, smuggling and human

March 5, 2014
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