Tag: oil tankers

  • 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 […]

  • Maritime chokepoints

    Analysing maritime concerns. World Oil And Its Seven Biggest Chokepoints By Irina Slav It’s common knowledge that most of the world’s oil is transported internationally by tankers. What might not […]

  • Iran ensuring safety…

    Irony alert… Iran ensures safety of oil tankers in Persian Gulf: Shamkhani A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic’s military presence in the Persian Gulf ensures the safety of oil […]

  • Threat to Libyan tankers

    New dangers for tankers off Libya. Libya’s rival government threatens oil tankers Forces loyal to Libya’s parallel government on Tuesday threatened to bomb oil tankers approaching the Libyan coast without […]

  • New worries for Delta

    Niger Delta Avengers threaten shipping. NDA Threatens To Sink Oil Tankers In a press statement released on the group’s official website, the NDA also restated its intention to attack the […]

  • Malaysia: Beefing up security

    Malaysia: Beefing up security BY KATHLEEN ANN KILI JOHOR BARU: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has been deploying more of its personnel to beef up patrolling following an increase in hijackings […]

  • Analysts dismiss Al Qaeda threat

    Threat to attack tankers dismissed by analysts. Analysts dismiss Al Qaeda threat Maritime risk analysts in Dubai and London claim a threat by al-Qaeda to target energy transportation in the […]

  • Al Qaeda’s Next Target: US Tankers

    Terror group makes threats against maritime assets. Al Qaeda’s Next Target: American Oil Tankers Author: Sarah Kaufman, Deep Web Reporting By: Saar Fresco Al Qaeda discusses strategic attacks on chokepoints of oil shipments from […]

  • On Station

     Iranian Navy Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Seyyed Mahmoud Mousavi said Iran’s Navy has thus far escorted about one thousand cargo ships and oil tankers. He added that Iran’s Navy would […]