Wednesday, September 15, 2021
FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Shipping

IFAN Invests $1.2 Million to Future-Proof Safe Navigation in Middle East

The International Foundation for Aids to Navigation (IFAN) has announced a near $1.2 million investment to promote safe navigation in the Middle East Gulf, including significant recapitalization of the Differential...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 144

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Shipping

Iran to Start Oil Exports From New Port that Bypasses Strait of Hormuz

By Arsalan Shahla (Bloomberg) — Iran said it will soon export oil from a new port that allows it to bypass the Strait of Hormuz, as nuclear talks between Tehran and...

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 1898

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Shipping

South Korea Delegation Heads to Iran to Seek Release of Seized Tanker -Report

By Sangmi Cha SEOUL, Jan 6 (Reuters) – A South Korean delegation is heading to Iran on Wednesday to seek the release of a chemicals tanker and its 20-member crew...

January 6, 2021
Total Views: 1079

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Defense

U.S. Nuclear-Powered Sub Enters Gulf After Transiting the Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. Navy’s nuclear-power submarine USS Georgia has entered the Arabian Gulf after transiting through the Strait of Hormuz. The Navy said the sub was accompanied by the guided-missile cruisers...

December 22, 2020
Total Views: 4525

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Maritime News

Tanker Catches Fire Near Strait of Hormuz

A fire broke out on board a VLCC tanker near the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, although reports indicate that the fire started during maintenance work and no foul play...

January 29, 2020
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Maritime News

South Korea to Deploy Anti-Piracy Unit to the Strait of Hormuz

By Sangmi Cha and Josh Smith SEOUL, Jan 21 (Reuters) – South Korea’s military said on Tuesday it plans to expand the deployment of an anti-piracy unit now operating off...

January 21, 2020
Total Views: 36

Monday, January 13, 2020
Maritime News

Iran Won’t Target Strait of Hormuz Over Soleimani’s Killing. Analysts Believe

By Luke Baker LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Iran is unlikely to block the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s busiest oil-shipping channel, in reprisal for the killing of Qassem Soleimani...

January 13, 2020
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Maritime News

United States Warns Commercial Vessels of Threat from Iran

The United States has reissued an alert to commercial vessels in the Middle East to the maritime threat from the Iranian military and its proxies following the United States’ killing...

January 8, 2020
Total Views: 19

ship navigation bridge
Maritime News

Oil Shippers Raise Offers for Middle East Route on Gulf Risk

By Serene Cheong, Sharon Cho and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) –Owners of oil tankers are boosting their rates to haul crude on a key route from the Middle East as risks...

January 8, 2020
Total Views: 7

Friday, January 3, 2020
Oil Tanker Bridge
Maritime News

Risk to Shipping Set to Rise in Middle East with U.S. Attack on Top Iranian Commander

By Brian Wingfield and Firat Kayakiran (Bloomberg) –The risk to shipping in the Persian Gulf region is set to rise following a U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed a top...

January 3, 2020
Total Views: 8

Thursday, December 5, 2019
FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Maritime News

Japan Plans to Send 270 Sailors to Guard Ships in Middle East

TOKYO, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Japan is working on a plan to send about 270 seamen to the Middle East to guard ships supplying Japan under a law that allows...

December 5, 2019
Total Views: 42

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Maritime News

World Powers Tie Up for Naval Force to Police Mideast Oil Routes

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) –A U.S.-led coalition created to secure sea lines vital to oil shipping in the Middle East formally launched operations in the most concerted international response yet...

November 7, 2019
Total Views: 5

Maritime News

UK Lowers Security Level for its Ships in Strait of Hormuz

LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Britain lowered its security risk level for UK-flagged ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, more than a month after one of its...

November 7, 2019
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Maritime News

Saudi Arabia Joins U.S.-Led Gulf Naval Mission

By Abbas Al Lawati (Bloomberg) –Saudi Arabia joined a U.S.-led coalition to secure sea lines vital to oil shipping in the Middle East in the aftermath of a devastating attacks...

September 18, 2019
Total Views: 5

Sunday, September 15, 2019
FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Maritime News

Iran Rejects U.S. Claim it was Behind Saudi Oil Strikes

By Rania El Gamal and Parisa Hafezi DUBAI, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk...

September 15, 2019
Total Views: 2

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Maritime News

Middle East Shipping Stabilized by UK Navy, Says Fleet Commander

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Britain’s decision to send warships to the Strait of Hormuz has helped to stabilize commercial shipping through the critical chokepoint weeks after...

September 12, 2019
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bandar Abbas port
Maritime News

Union Designates Strait of Hormuz a Temporary Extended Risk Zone

The International Transport Workers Federation has designated the Strait of Hormuz a Temporary Extended Risk Zone following recent tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman, including Iran’s seizure last month...

August 14, 2019
Total Views: 13

Monday, August 12, 2019
HMS kent
Defense

British Frigates Heads for Tanker Escort Mission in Persian Gulf

LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – British warship HMS Kent set sail for the Gulf on Monday to join a U.S.-led mission protecting commercial shipping vessels in the region amid heightened...

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 6

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Ship Radar ECDIS Console
Maritime News

U.S. Warns of GPS ‘Spoofing’ in Persian Gulf

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –The U.S. military is warning that Iranian naval forces may increase “aggressive actions” against American and allied commercial ships, citing reports from crews that experienced navigation...

August 8, 2019
Total Views: 29

FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Maritime News

U.S. Tells Commercial Vessels to Send Gulf Transit Plans in Advance

By Sylvia Westall DUBAI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The U.S. maritime agency has told U.S.-flagged commercial vessels they should send transit plans in advance to American and British naval authorities...

August 8, 2019
Total Views: 3