Wednesday, May 15, 2019
A damaged Andrea Victory ship is seen off the Port of Fujairah
Maritime News

Tanker Attacks Near UAE Expose Weaknesses in Gulf Arab Security

By Stephen Kalin, Alexander Cornwell and Dahlia Nehme RIYADH/DUBAI, May 15 (Reuters) – Attacks on Saudi tankers and other vessels off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this week expose...

May 15, 2019
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Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Maritime News

Esvagt Mercator ‘Hijacked’ in Anti-Terrorism Drill in Belgium

The Danish offshore wind service vessel Esvagt Mercator is typically found at the Belgian offshore wind farms, Nobelwind and Belwind in the North Sea, where purpose-built vessel provides support for...

October 9, 2018
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Friday, June 24, 2016
Maritime News

Indonesia Says Coal On Hold for Philippines After 7 Sailors Abducted

By Kanupriya Kapoor and Manuel Mogato JAKARTA/MANILA June 24 (Reuters) – Indonesia said on Friday a halt on coal shipments to the Philippines will remain in place until Manila can...

June 24, 2016
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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Maritime News

Al Qaeda in Yemen Poses Growing Threat to Shipping, Naval Force Says

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 4 (Reuters) – Al Qaeda’s Yemen branch remains a powerful force and poses a growing risk to merchant ships in vital waterways nearby despite efforts...

May 4, 2016
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Friday, November 20, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Russian Warship Launches Missiles Against ISIS in Syria

New video released Friday by Russia’s Defence Ministry shows Russian navy ships launching cruise missiles at targets in Syria, in the Caspian sea, according to Ministry of Defence of the Russian...

November 20, 2015
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Thursday, July 16, 2015
Maritime News

Islamic State Affiliate Claims Rocket Attack on Egypt Navy Vessel – PHOTOS

By Eric Knecht and Ali Abdelaty CAIRO, July 16 (Reuters) – Egypt’s Islamic State affiliate said on Thursday it fired a rocket at an Egyptian naval vessel in the Mediterranean...

July 16, 2015
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Monday, July 6, 2015

Egypt Busts Suez Terror Plot – Sources

  CAIRO, July 6 (Reuters) – Egyptian authorities have arrested 13 members of the Muslim Brotherhood on suspicion of planting bombs around the Suez Canal to disrupt shipping, security sources...

July 6, 2015
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

India Said to Pull Warships From Port Amid Terrorism Risk

India pulled two naval warships out the Kolkata port yesterday after intelligence information that they might be targeted by terrorists, a navy officer familiar with the matter said.

November 5, 2014
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Al Qaeda Offshoot Says It Hijacked A Pakistani Navy Ship to Attack U.S. Vessels

Al Qaeda's South Asia wing has claimed responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at U.S. vessels in the Arabian Sea, in the first major assault by the newly created group.

September 17, 2014
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Friday, July 25, 2014
Maritime News

Kenyan Police Kill Two Men Suspected of Plotting Ferry Attack

Kenyan police said on Friday they shot and killed two armed men suspected of planning an attack on a ferry in the port city of Mombasa after one of them tried to hurl a grenade at approaching police.

July 25, 2014
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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Egypt Seizes Bomb-Making Material Near Suez Canal

CAIRO, May 14 (Reuters) – Fifteen tonnes of a material used to make explosives have been seized in a town straddling the Suez Canal, the Egyptian army said on Wednesday,...

May 14, 2014
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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Suez Canal Terrorists Receive Death Sentences

An Egyptian court handed down death sentences to all but one of the 26 perpetrators involved in an alleged scheme to form a terrorist group and to attack the Suez...

February 26, 2014
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Friday, March 15, 2013
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MARAD Issues Warning of Potential Attacks by Extremists

The following is an advisory from the US Maritime Administration in its entirety: Date Issued: 13 March 2013 1. THIS MARAD ADVISORY PROVIDES GUIDANCE TO VESSELS OPERATING IN SUBJECT WATERS....

March 15, 2013
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Monday, January 21, 2013
statoil CEO Helge Lund the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

Statoil CEO Says Algeria Crisis a ‘Crossroads’ for Oil and Gas Industry

By Kjetil Malkenes Hovland and John D. Stoll STAVANGER, Norway–Statoil ASA (STO, STL.OS) Chief Executive Helge Lund said Monday in a town hall meeting with Norway’s prime minister and thousands...

January 21, 2013
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Monday, September 24, 2012

U.S. Links Iran’s Oil Company to Sanctioned Revolutionary Guard [REPORT]

(Bloomberg) — The Obama administration will report today that Iran’s state-owned oil company is linked to a military unit sanctioned for weapons proliferation, terrorism and human-rights abuses, according to a...

September 24, 2012
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Friday, July 20, 2012

Pentagon: Iran Has Plans to Attack Oil Platforms and Tankers [WSJ REPORT]

By Julian E. Barnes, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON — U.S. government officials, citing new intelligence, said Iran has developed plans to disrupt international oil trade, including through attacks on...

July 20, 2012
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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Tweet Puts Carnival Cruise Ship on High Alert

A tweet sent out by a fake twitter account meant to parody a Tennessee diet expert sparked fears of a possible bio-attack aboard a Carnival cruise ship over the weekend....

May 9, 2012
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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Hidden Documents Reveal Al Qaeda Plans to Attack Cruise Ships [REPORT]

An alarming report from CNN this morning has revealed that Al Qaeda operatives have been secretly plotting possible attacks on cruise ships. According to the report, German authorities seized cryptic...

May 1, 2012
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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US and European Ships Targeted in Al-Qaeda Terror Plot

An Algerian newspaper reports a local al-Qaeda cell planned to launch boats loaded with explosives at US and European ships with aid of suicide bombers. Algerian security forces have thwarted...

January 24, 2012
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Monday, December 5, 2011
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Terrorism, Pirates, and Blowing the Whistle on Commercial Fishing Before it Causes the Next Big Attack, Part 1

By Jeffrey J. Milstein, Moran Office of Maritime and Port Security (MOMPS)  There are many different types of possible terrorists, but the simplest definition for the successful “terrorist” is: one supported by...

December 5, 2011
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