Friday, July 12, 2019
tanker
Maritime News

Panama to Pull More Flags from Vessels Violating Sanctions

By Marianna Parraga and Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, July 12 (Reuters) – Panama will withdraw its flag from more vessels that violate sanctions and international legislation, the country’s maritime authority told...

July 12, 2019
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Saturday, July 6, 2019
gibraltar
Incidents

Oil Tanker Seized In Gibraltar, What’s Next?

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) When British Royal Marines helped seize an oil tanker off the southern tip of Spain on Thursday, they opened up a legal wrangle that could drag...

July 6, 2019
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Friday, July 5, 2019
Incidents

Iran Threatens British Shipping In Retaliation For Tanker Seizure

Parisa Hafezi (Reuters) – An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in...

July 5, 2019
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Varyag
Defense

Russian Navy To Hold Drills Off Syria

by Tom Balmforth, Andrew Osborn (Reuters) – Russia will begin a major naval exercise in the Mediterranean on Saturday, the Ministry of Defense announced, a move the Kremlin said was justified...

August 30, 2018
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
shipping containers
Maritime News

Russia Setting Up Direct Shipping Line to Syria – TASS

MOSCOW, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Russia is setting up a direct shipping line to Syria and wants its companies to help build an economic recovery in the war-torn Middle Eastern...

October 10, 2017
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Saturday, April 8, 2017
Tomahawk Cruise Missile Navy Ship Launch
Navy

U.S. Navy Practiced Missile Strike Before Trump Gave Go-Ahead

by Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Sailing in the eastern Mediterranean, a pair of U.S. destroyers twice rehearsed firing a fusillade of million-dollar missiles toward a Syrian airbase before President Donald Trump...

April 8, 2017
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Thursday, April 6, 2017
u.s. strike on Syria
News

U.S. Navy Ships Launch Tomahawk Missiles Into Syria

The United States fired 59 Tomahawk missiles into Syria Thursday from two U.S. Navy ships in what President Trump says in direct retaliation for the Bashar Assad regime’s April 4...

April 6, 2017
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Monday, August 18, 2014
Maritime News

U.S. Ship Destroys Syrian Chemical Weapons

A specially equipped U.S. ship has finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria's chemical weapons components surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes, the Pentagon said on Monday.

August 18, 2014
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Maritime News

Ships Begin Transferring Syrian Chemical Agents in Southern Italy

A Danish ship carrying some of Syria's most dangerous chemical agents began transferring them on Wednesday onto an American cargo vessel equipped with special gear to neutralise them at sea, officials said.

July 2, 2014
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Maritime News

A Look Inside the Ship and Systems Tasked with Destroying Syria’s Chemical Weapons – PHOTOS

The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed that the M/V Cape Ray (T-AKR 9679) was deployed from Portsmouth, Virginia on Monday for its mission to the Mediterranean Sea where it will be used to destroy Syrian chemical weapons at sea.

January 28, 2014
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Monday, December 16, 2013
Maritime News

Russian Navy Ready To Escort Syrian Chemical Weapons

Russia said on Monday its navy was ready to escort ships removing Syria's deadly chemical stockpile, which is due to be destroyed at sea under an international deal.

December 16, 2013
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Thursday, December 5, 2013
News

U.S. Sees Neutralizing Syrian Chemicals at Sea Taking 90 Days

The Pentagon is outfitting a Navy auxiliary ship with mobile units capable of neutralizing Syria’s poison gas and chemicals used to make nerve gas 45 to 90 days after receiving them, two U.S. defense officials said.

December 5, 2013
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013
News

Chemical Experts Eye Port to Load Syria Toxins Onto U.S. Ship

The United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog are awaiting approval from a country to use its port to load Syria's most deadly chemicals onto a U.S. ship for destruction offshore, the head of the mission said on Wednesday.

December 4, 2013
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Sunday, December 1, 2013
Maritime News

U.S. Ship MV Cape Ray Readied For Possible Syrian Chemical Weapons Destruction

The U.S. government has begun outfitting a ship in its ready reserve force with equipment to enable it to destroy some of Syria's chemical weapons at sea in the event Washington is asked to assist in the effort, a defense official said on Sunday.

December 1, 2013
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Wednesday, October 9, 2013
syria map
Maritime News

Syria’s Shipping Trade Struggles As War Risks Bite

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) – War and sanctions are taking an increasing toll on Syria’s vital sea-borne trade, with fewer vessels calling at its cargo ports as...

October 9, 2013
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
News

Port of Beirut Weathers Syrian War Next Door

While Lebanon’s growth has suffered during the 2 1/2 year conflict next door in Syria, Port of Beirut traffic has risen as traders avoid risky overland transit.

August 27, 2013
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