Tag: United Arab Emirates

  • ‘Sabotaged’ Tanker AMJAD Reportedly Leaked Oil in Gulf of Oman

    May 24: New reports suggest that a sizeable oil slick developed in waters where tankers were damaged off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 12 May. Finnish company […]

  • Heightened Assessed Risk and Security Measures Implemented in Strait of Hormuz

    May 20: Following the recent attacks at Fujairah anchorage: (1) Shipowners and ship managers are increasing their security measures while in the Strait of Hormuz. For example, (1a) Japanese shipping […]

  • Fujairah Attack – ASSESSMENT

    May 17: Further to initial reports, it has now been confirmed that on the morning of May 12, four tankers were attacked: AL MARZOQAH (IMO 9165762, KSA-Flagged) ANDREA VICTORY (IMO […]

  • UAE Reports Four Commercial Vessels Attacked Near Fujairah

    May 12: The UAE said on Sunday that four commercial vessels were sabotaged near Fujairah emirate, one of the world’s largest bunkering hubs lying just outside the Strait of Hormuz. […]

  • Tensions in Persian Gulf

    Iran has warned that should diplomacy fail, its military is ready for action over the strategic Abu Musa island in the Persian Gulf. The disputed Gulf island is controlled by […]

  • Pirates Move Towards UAE

    The percentage of merchant ships hijacked while travelling to or from ports within the Arabian Gulf rose from 33 per cent in 2010 to 40 per cent last year. Of […]

  • Arms Deals

    As the world grapples with the issue of piracy, the United Arab Emirates made a strong pitch for ending the arms embargo on Somalia. However, in talks between the nations, […]