Tag: terrorism

  • Indian port on terror alert

    Threat deemed credible enough for Navy to move ships.  Kolkata port on high alert after terror threat Security forces in Kolkata are on high alert following a central intelligence warning […]

  • Libya closes Benghazi port

    Libya closes Benghazi port amid fighting with militants The major Libyan commercial port of Benghazi has been closed due to ongoing fighting between Islamist militants and pro-government forces struggling to […]

  • ISIS: A maritime threat

    Potential threat already being acted on. ISIS: A maritime threat, navies taking no chance Allan Jacob Largest naval exercises get underway in Middle East  International navies are working together to […]

  • Islamic State and piracy

    Suggestions that IS is looking to piracy are rebuffed. Is Islamic State Group Getting Into the Piracy Business? DUBAI — An expert is downplaying concerns raised last week by the United […]

  • UN okays ship inspections off Somalia

    Move could also theoretically impact PMSC floating armouries.  UN authorises ship inspections near Somalia The United Nations Security Council authorised the inspection of boats suspected of carrying illegal shipments of […]

  • 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 […]

  • Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer

    Chinese and Iranian naval cooperation brings closer ties.  Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer As global media keep their focus on the Islamic State (IS) and the US airstrikes in […]

  • UK must tackle W. African piracy

    Concern over ‘perfect storm’ in region.  Former head of Royal Navy says Britain must do more to tackle piracy off west Africa West Africa is facing a “perfect storm” of […]

  • Maritime terrorism in SE Asia

    Islamists pose an increasing threat to maritime security. Terrorist Threats from the Maritime Domain: Singapore’s Response – Analysis Terrorist threats from the maritime domain are a recurring challenge around South […]

  • India develops new UAV

    P1 expected to have flying time in excess of 10 hours.  India Develops Long-Endurance, Low-Altitute UAV By Ankit Panda Indian scientists have developed the country’s first low-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The […]