Tag: Europe

  • Heroin Worth Estimated £40m Seized at Felixstowe Port, UK; 2 Suspects Arrested in Rotterdam

    August 06: Border officials have shown the scale of a huge heroin haul that was discovered under bathrobes in a shipping container. Thought to be one of the UK’s largest […]

  • More Med deaths

    Recent weather conditions have seen thousands attempt crossing. Tunisia boat capsizes killing dozens of migrants At least 48 migrants died after their boat capsized off the eastern coast of Tunisia, […]

  • NATO focuses on marsec

    Move focuses on protecting seas lanes. New NATO Commands to Focus on Maritime Security, Cyber Defense NATO approved two new alliance commands Wednesday to put a greater focus on maritime […]

  • Ghost ship fears

    Windward data cause for concern. ‘Ghost ships’ spark European terror fears FIONA HAMILTON Hundreds of ships are sailing into European waters after suspicious manoeuvres near terrorist hot spots, prompting fears […]

  • Border control on the home front

    People smuggling and potential maritime terrorism in the spotlight. Maritime security and border control on the home front Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk, navigates the concerns being […]

  • The lost continent

    Europe’s frustrating search for strategic relevance in Asia. The lost continent WHEN American strategists role-play scenarios about a crisis with China—probably, these days, a flare-up in the South China Sea—they […]

  • Marsec ideas for E. Asia

    The urgent need for an international co-operation mechanism on marine security and safety in East Asia was highlighted at an international workshop in the northern province of QuảngNinh that concluded […]

  • Ferry security questions

    Call for greater security. EU ferry security measures lacking by Grant Turnbull Despite a marked increase in the threat posed by Daesh terrorists in Europe, as demonstrated by recent attacks […]

  • The ECSA Maritime Security Working Group

    Migrant situation added to remit. Shipowners’ holistic approach to maritime security In a move intended to allow the European shipping industry to stay abreast of recent developments, European shipowners have […]

  • Study on Cruise Ship Security

    EC issues call for tender on cruise ship security study. Commission’s call for tender: Study on Cruise Ship Security The European Commission published a call for tender regarding a Study […]