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Friday, February 2, 2024
The Marlin Luanda pictured January 27, 2024, in the Gulf of Aden. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Shipping

Ambrey Warns of Escalating Maritime Security Threats in Middle East

The maritime security situation continues to escalate in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, and the Indian Ocean, with threats growing

February 2, 2024
Total Views: 3027

Tuesday, November 28, 2023
A still image from video allegedly showing the capture of the M/V Galaxy Leader.
Shipping

US Warns of Evolving Threats to Shipping Through Red Sea

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — A spate of attacks on merchant shipping near Yemen and Somalia, likely triggered by the war in Gaza, have prompted the US

November 28, 2023
Total Views: 2121

Monday, November 20, 2023
An aerial view of the Galaxy Leader taken in 2018
Piracy

‘Galaxy Leader’ Capture Reignites Fears Over Mideast Shipping

By Shoko Oda (Bloomberg) — A Israeli-owned ship seized in the Red Sea by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in retaliation for the war in Gaza is raising fears

November 20, 2023
Total Views: 3998

Friday, October 20, 2023
The Eilat-Ashkelon oil pipeline at the Red Sea
Maritime Security

Can Israel’s Lifeline To Oil Survive?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Amidst the intense conflict with Hamas, Israel’s Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline -linking oil tanker ports on the Gulf Of Aqaba to

October 20, 2023
Total Views: 2530

Thursday, August 24, 2023
United States Coast Guard USCG port Cyber-security exercise
Defense

U.S. Sounds Alarm on China’s Leading Ship Logistics Software LOGINK

by John Konrad (gCaptain) It’s long been evident that social media users readily exchange their data for free information and services. But what if China

August 24, 2023
Total Views: 7575

Wednesday, July 5, 2023
Stock photo of a tanker at sea
Shipping

Shots Fired at Tanker in Gulf of Oman

DUBAI, July 5 (Reuters) – Shots were fired at a tanker in sensitive Gulf waters on Wednesday but the vessel and crew are safe, a British

July 5, 2023
Total Views: 1718

Saturday, April 1, 2023
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Ports

US Congress Moves To Ban Chinese Crane Software

by John Konrad (gCaptain) As concerns over the potential use of Chinese-made cranes for gathering information on U.S. military equipment continue to grow,

April 1, 2023
Total Views: 5731

Monday, October 17, 2022
port of Berdiansk fire
Navy

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
Total Views: 2465

Thursday, October 13, 2022
tanker at sea
Environment

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: 1127

Saturday, November 27, 2021
Japan Plans To Double Military Spending In Rush To Bolster Air And Sea Defenses
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
Total Views: 1601

Monday, October 11, 2021
A digitally enhanced image of ships
Shipping

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: 902

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
shipboard private security keeping watch on a tanker
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: 36

Friday, July 12, 2019
tanker
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: 150

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
cargo ships underway
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: 59

Monday, March 4, 2019
containership
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: 8

Sunday, May 27, 2018
U.S. Alarmed By Strike on Turkish Ship Delivering Wheat to Yemen
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: 59

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
yemen port of Hodeidah
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: 22

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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Interesting

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: 194

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Protecting Maritime Personnel – Developments in Modern Body Armor
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
Total Views: 74

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Naval Forces Establish Maritime Security Transit Corridor Off Horn of Africa
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: 344
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