Tag: Daesh

  • Maritime security and Gibraltar

    Gibraltar’s role in maritime security is often overlooked. Maritime Security: Fact or Fallacy? The View from Gibraltar By Michael Sanchez The recent global maritime security scenario has been deeply affected […]

  • Islamic State ‘lacks capacity to hit shipping’

    Terrorists would need to operate small speedboats from a mothership. Islamic State ‘lacks capacity to hit shipping’ by David Osler THERE is no positive evidence that Islamic State has the […]

  • Libya Oil Guard halts exports

    NOC declares force majeure Libya Oil Guard Halts Zueitina Port Exports in Politics Rift By Hatem Mohareb, Laura Hurst Libya’s Petroleum Facilities Guard halted crude shipments from Zueitina port indefinitely […]

  • Egypt’s latest assault ships

    Can Egypt deploy its new vessels? Egypt’s Acquisition of the Mistral Amphibious Assault Ship: An Operational Analysis Introduction The protracted “What happens to France’s two unwanted Mistrals”saga has seemingly drawn […]

  • IS Militants Attack Libyan Port

    Two governments still vying for control of country. Islamic State Militants Attack Libyan Port By Reuters Islamic State militants attacked forces guarding one of Libya’s main oil ports on Thursday […]

  • New CO for CMF

    United States reiterate commitment to maritime security in the region. Combined Maritime Forces Welcomes New Commander MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) — Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT)/U.S. 5th Fleet (C5F)/Combined […]

  • M’sia, France to focus on Sulu Waters

    Concerns grow over possible ISIS links to militants. M’sia, France to focus on Sulu Waters to thwart IS threat Defence Minister says France’s expertise and experience in maritime issues is […]

  • Gulf US aircraft carrier pulls out

    USS Theodore Roosevelt will leave the Gulf sometime in October. Gulf to be left without aircraft carrier for first time in 7 years Taimur Khan NEW YORK // The US navy […]

  • Suez security doubts linger

    Fears Islamists will target new canal. VIPs gather for opening of second Suez Canal – but doubts linger over security RUTH MICHAELSON Sunlight sparkles on the water as diggers and […]

  • MariTrace suggests Suez BMP plan

    Recent incidents prompts warning. Increased threat to shipping in Suez Canal MariTrace is recommending an immediate increase in security precautions for vessels operating in and around the Suez Canal area. […]