Tag: Merchant Marine

  • Nigeria targets pirates

    By Wale Odunsi The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday deployed troops on board six warships and 60 gunboats for a special military exercise. The drill targets pirates, oil smugglers and other […]

  • Improve WAF marsec

    Muhammad Irfan The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday called on the Gulf of Guinea countries to consolidate efforts to fight piracy in the region. According to the ministry, two Russian […]

  • Warning of mines in BAM

    New threat to shipping in region. Houthi militia ‘planting mines in Bab Al-Mandab Strait’ ADEN: The Houthi militia and forces loyal to Yemen’s ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh have begun […]

  • Food and maritime choke points

    Food and energy security focusing minds. GCC exposed to food security risks from maritime choke points Josh Wood BEIRUT // The countries of the Middle East are among those most […]

  • Iran wants US out

    Relations with Iran continue to worsen. Iran urges U.S. naval forces to leave Persian Gulf Iran’s defense minister on Thursday called on the U.S. naval forces to leave the Persian […]

  • CISF Protection

    India’s Central Industrial Security Force is considering a proposal to deploy armed guards onboard Indian merchant vessels Indian Merchant Ships May Get CISF Protection Against Somali Pirates Amid rising concerns […]

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