A boat full of migrants arrives at the Italian island of Lampedusa in April 2011

Libya: No EU warships unless we control

Government wants to control operation. EU Military in Our Waters Only if We’re in Control – Libya PM by Mark Micallef Libyans would only accept an

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Egyptian Instability and Suez Canal Security

IS targets Suez?

Warnings from security experts. Islamic State targets the Suez Canal’s big reopening SAM CHAMBERS Cairo: Today marks exactly one month until the official opening of

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Libya: terminals still shut

Government deny re-openings. Libyan officials deny reopening of major oil terminals Libya Channel with Reuters Libya’s internationally recognized government denied reports that oil exports were

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Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari

Iran, Russia discuss Caspian Sea

Presence of any foreign force is a serious threat to regional security. Iranian, Russian Navy Commanders Discuss Caspian Sea Security Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral

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Seaman Guard Ohio crew devastated

Former AdvanFort men face long wait. ‘Devastated’ crew of Seaman Guard Ohio could wait six months for trial to start By Marcus Hand from Singapore It could take

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Nigerian Pirates

Nigerian piracy causing concern

New push for Nigerian Coast Guard. Stakeholders Express Worry Over Spate Of Piracy On Nigerian Waters By NAN Stakeholders on maritime sector on Sunday expressed

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Clinton Backs Vietnam

Vietnamese coast guards vs. pirates 3

Part three of the series looking at the Vietnamese fight against piracy. Vietnamese coast guards vs. pirates – P3: All 11 pirates surrender, unhurt After

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Asia’s Lethal Naval Arms Race

Regional maritime disputes increase tensions. Asia’s Lethal Naval Arms Race Sheryn Lee Claims that a destabilizing ‘arms race’ is underway in the Asia–Pacific have become commonplace

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Shanghai terror threat major worry

Terror concerns for China. Shanghai terror threat major worry for PLA Navy: Top officer From Sandeep Dahiya  Shanghai, Jul 3 (PTI) Terrorist incidents such as

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Singapore Navy’s new ships

Littoral Mission Vessels will eventually replace the existing Fearless-class Patrol Vessels. Singapore Navy launches first of 8 new warships By Loke Kok Fai SINGAPORE: The Republic

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Subs in IOR no threat: China

China said that the vessels were part of anti-piracy operations while downplaying the ‘string of pearls’ theory to contain India. Submarine deployment in Indian Ocean

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Clinton Backs Vietnam

Vietnamese coast guards vs. pirates 2

The second in a series on SE Asia piracy. Vietnamese coast guards vs. pirates – P2: An order to open fire Pirates are always dangerous,

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PMSC calls for Med HRA

Suggests some refugees may be threat to Europe. Call to class the Mediterranean as a High Risk Area SAM CHAMBERS Tallinn: An Estonian security firm

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Thai Navy

Thai Navy to buy Chinese subs

Opt to ‘buy local’ despite regional tensions. Thai Navy votes to buy three Chinese submarines worth $1 bn Bangkok: Thailand’s navy has voted in favour of

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