Tag: Tankers

  • Suspicious Approaches By Skiffs, Some Unmanned, Off Yemen

    UPDATE March 09: There continue to be conflicting reports on this incident. The UKMTO reports that the incident occurred at approx. 10:20 UTC and  involved three small crafts – one […]

  • Iran Informs IMO of Two New Attacks on Its Tankers, Calls Red Sea ‘Unsafe’

    November 07: Tehran had previously only reported a single attack on one of its tankers, which took place in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on 11 […]

  • BP Has No Plans to Take Its Tankers Through Strait of Hormuz

    July 30: BP has not taken any of its oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz since a July 10 attempt by Iran to seize one of its vessels, the […]

  • UK Rejects Tanker Swap With Iran

    August 01: As referred to in yesterday’s report on tensions with Iran, Britain’s new foreign secretary has insisted the UK will not barter over tankers with Iran. Speaking at a […]

  • UPDATE: Fujairah & Gulf of Oman Attacks

    June 13: Further to initial reports, it has now been confirmed that early this morning, two tankers (FRONT ALTAIR and KOKUKA COURAGEOUS) were attacked in the eastern approaches to the […]

  • Two New Tankers Targetted Near Strait of Hormuz – Early Reports Indicate Possible Projectiles

    June 13: Two more vessels have reportedly been attacked, almost exactly a month after three vessels were attacked by likely limpet mines off the coast of Fujairah in the territorial […]

  • 30 tankers stuck at Lagos

    Clear security issue for Nigerian Navy and NIMASA. 30 fuel vessels, others stuck on Lagos high sea By Sulaimon Salau The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) cumbersome documentation process may have delayed […]

  • Nigeria piracy push back

    Interesting claim from Navy. Seafarers fault Navy on pirate attack Concerned seafarers have faulted the Nigerian Navy’s on rate of pirate attacks on the waters in recent times. While the […]

  • Vessel seized by S. Korea

    Ship seized following STS ops. North Korea: South seizes ship amid row over illegal oil transfer South Korea has revealed it seized a Hong Kong-registered ship last month suspected of […]

  • Anti-Piracy guide for Asia

    ReCAAP creates guide with Singapore Navy and others. New anti-piracy guide for tankers operating in Asia In view of the increase of cargo related thefts in Asia, The Regional Cooperation […]