Are Iranian Warships Smuggling Weapons To Venezuela?
By David Wainer (Bloomberg) The U.S. is closely tracking an Iranian navy transport ship headed for the Caribbean — possibly Venezuela — and is prepared to take action against the delivery...
Worldwide Maritime Crime and Piracy Summary, week of 17 February 2011 (source: ONI Maritime OPINTEL Report)
INDIAN OCEAN PIRACY FORECAST:
Weather conditions are expected to remain relatively calm despite the current monsoon season, creating conditions conducive to small boat activity throughout the piracy operating area, particularly in the Arabian Sea, Somali Basin, and Gulf of Aden. When transiting the region, mariners are encouraged to contact UKMTO and all appropriate authorities.
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