Tag: USA

  • US Vs Caribbean Narco-Pirates

    The fight against transnational crime. US Southcom Vs Caribbean Narco-Pirates The following is a guest post by author W. Alejandro Sanchez.  The author would like to thank CARICOM IMPACS for […]

  • Russia’s maritime strategy adrift?

    Prestige over practicality? Is Russia’s Maritime Strategy Adrift? This article originally appeared on The Strategy Bridge. You can read it in its original format here. The Russian defense industry has always […]

  • Cyber threats to shipping

    Industry still lags behind in cyber-security awareness. Aronnax: Don’t think the data thieves aren’t interested in shipping by Craig Eason SHIPPING is lagging behind most other industries when it comes to […]

  • Marsec Experts Convene in San Diego

    Waterborne and facility security on agenda. Maritime Security Experts Convene in San Diego By Edward Lundquist Maritime security experts from federal, state and local jurisdictions are meeting in San Diego […]

  • Cutlass Express 2016 Nations Meet

    Increasing interagency capabilities in deterring counter-piracy. Exercise Cutlass Express 2016 Nations Meet in Tanzania for Important Planning By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Margie Rodriguez Naval Special Warfare Group 2 Public […]

  • US Offers To Help Fight Oil Theft

    Training and intel offered. US Offers To Help Check Crude Oil Theft In Gulf Of Guinea Joseph Bakare/Ijeoma Agudosi The United States of America has pledged to lend a hand […]

  • “Pirates” Caught off Yucatecan Coast

    Criminal gangs operating at sea arrested. “Pirates” Caught off the Yucatecan Coast In an unprecedented event, authorities of Yucatan law enforcement agencies captured two local criminal groups that have committed violent […]

  • Helicopter crashes onto MSC cargo ship

    Incident occurred during training exercise. Seven Injured After U.S. Army Helicopter Crashes on Deck of MSC Cargo Ship – PHOTOS and VIDEO by Mike Schuler Seven people were injured Wednesday when […]

  • Merchant Raiders

    Merchant ships as offensive weapons platforms. Return of the Clandestine Merchant Raider? Since before recorded history, merchant vessels have been adapted for offensive purposes by navies, pirates, and privateers to […]

  • Ex-hostage lawsuit dismissed

    Captain was kidnapped by Nigerian pirates in 2013. Lawsuit by ship captain kidnapped by pirates dismissed By Bridget Mire A federal lawsuit a Houston ship captain filed last year against his […]