Monday, October 12, 2015
Maritime News

Today Marks 15 Years Since the USS Cole Bombing

  Today marks 15 years since terrorists bombed the USS Cole in Yemen, killing 17 sailors and injuring 39 others. The attack occurred October 12, 2001 when a terrorist-driven small...

October 12, 2015
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Friday, March 20, 2015

Seventeen Cruise Ship Passengers Killed in Tunis Terrorist Attack – Update 2

Update 2: Costa Cruises has confirmed that five of its guests were also among those killed in yesterday’s terrorist attack in Tunis, Tunisia, bringing the total number of cruise passengers...

March 20, 2015
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Monday, January 27, 2014
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MEND Claims Responsibility for Attack on JTF Patrol Boat, Passenger Killed

In an emailed statement to gCaptain, Nigerian militant group, MEND claimed responsibility for an attack on a Joint Task Force (JTF) patrol boat on Saturday 25 January, in the Nembe-Bassanbiri waterways, Bayelsa State. “This relatively...

January 27, 2014
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Thursday, September 5, 2013

New Video Allegedly Shows Attack on COSCO Asia Containership in Suez Canal

A new video has surfaced on youtube showing, allegedly, the recent attack on the COSCO Asia containership in the Suez Canal.

September 5, 2013
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Sunday, September 1, 2013

Egypt Arrests Three After Attack On Containership In Suez Canal

Egypt has arrested three people who opened fire with machine guns on a ship passing through the Suez Canal, an army source said on Sunday, playing down what the waterway's chief described as a terrorist attack.

September 1, 2013
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Saturday, August 31, 2013

COSCO Asia Containership Attacked in Suez Canal

A "terrorist" staged an unsuccessful attack on a container ship passing through the Suez Canal on Saturday, in an attempt to disrupt the flow of ships through the waterway.

August 31, 2013
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Sunday, August 11, 2013
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Gunmen Kill 5 Yemeni Troops Guarding LNG Export Plant

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Suspected al Qaeda militants killed four Yemeni soldiers in their sleep early on Sunday in an attack on forces guarding the country’s...

August 11, 2013
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Monday, January 21, 2013
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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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Thursday, November 10, 2011

USS Cole Suspect’s Trial Tests Gitmo Rules, Policy

By Jess Bravin, The Wall Street Journal FORT MEADE, Md. — The man accused of planning the October 2000 attack on the USS Cole was arraigned Wednesday by a military...

November 10, 2011
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Monday, May 23, 2011

Militants Attack Pakistani Navy Base

ISLAMABAD — Explosions rocked a Pakistani military base in the southern city of Karachi in a late-night terror attack, setting off a fire visible from miles away and sowing confusion...

May 23, 2011
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Friday, March 11, 2011

USCG and Homeland Security introduce plan to prevent small vessels attacks

WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials joined federal, state, local and tribal authorities and private sector stakeholders at the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis...

March 11, 2011
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Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Maritime Security Incidents

USS COLE (DDG 67) – A tribute to her crew and the 17 who were lost 10 years ago.

By Lt.j.g. Jacob Beckelhymer, Navigator, USS Cole (DDG 67) You can’t miss them.  The 17 gold stars running across the deck in front of COLE’s mess line.  They stand for our...

October 12, 2010
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Friday, August 6, 2010
Maritime Security Incidents

Japanese tanker targeted in terrorist attack

This framegrab image provided by the SITE Intelligence group shows Ayyub al-Taishan who the Brigades of Abdullah Azzam claimed was the suicide bomber who attacked the oil tanker M. Star...

August 6, 2010
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Friday, March 28, 2008
Maritime Security

What If? Chemical, Biological, Radiation Attack San Francisco

Photo by steven and darusha Jeff Charlton of in London asked a interesting maritime question on the IAEM list-serve the other day that Robin Storm thought we could answer....

March 28, 2008
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