Tag: UN

  • UN sees piracy return

    Following a database fault, many of this week’s articles were deleted, so we are reposting them again. The UAE-owned tanker was the first commercial ship seized off the eastern African […]

  • Ship attacks see aid drop

    Threats to shipping hit aid supplies. Analysis – Escalation in ship attacks pushes Yemen towards starvation By Jonathan Saul and Katie Paul Cruise missiles, floating mines and a remote-controlled boat […]

  • China and UNCLOS

    Is Beijing readying for more pronounced conflict in the South China Sea? Proposed Changes to China’s Maritime Safety Law and Compliance with UNCLOS By Chris Mirasola Last week, Reuters reported […]

  • UN extends migrant mission

    Hardly a surprise… Security Council extends measures to curb migrant smuggling off Libyan coast 6 October 2016 – Deploring continued loss of life due to migrant smuggling and human trafficking […]

  • Tanker docks at Ras Lanuf

    Hopes a political deal can smooth over issues. Tanker docks at Libya’s Ras Lanuf oil port, Nafoura output resumes A tanker arrived at Libya’s Ras Lanuf oil terminal on Thursday […]

  • Libya battles itself for oil control

    New blow for Libyan oil export hopes. Libyan commander’s seizure of oil ports risks new conflict By Aidan Lewis and Ayman al-Warfalli Libyan forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar […]

  • Chemical capability removed

    Libyan chemical weapons were destroyed under global supervision in 2014. Libya chemical weapons: Components leave for Europe A Danish ship loaded with materials that can be used to manufacture chemical […]

  • Denmark offers to ship chemical weapons

    Denmark had previously assisted in removing Syrian chemical weapons. Denmark offers to ship chemical weapons out of Libya COPENHAGEN: The Danish government said on Monday it was willing to offer […]

  • Iranian maritime attacks

    Iran often aggressive in the Strait and Gulf. Saudi, Kuwait protest to UN over Iranian maritime attacks Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have presented a complaint before the United Nations over […]

  • UN, EU agree Med arms patrols

    Patrols will now look for guns as well as people smugglers. U.N. approves high seas crackdown on Libya arms smuggling BY MICHELLE NICHOLS The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday […]