Tag: vessel seizure

  • Iran Navy fleet returns

    Iran’s 69th naval flotilla returns home The 69th fleet of warships of the Iranian Navy returned to the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Tuesday after a 67-day mission […]

  • Iran to unveil new ships

    Navy to unveil Dena destroyer, Saba minesweeper within two months TEHRAN – The Iranian Navy will unveil some of its homegrown products including Dena destroyer and Saba minesweeper within the […]

  • Sea mine hits tanker

    Aframax mine blast off Yemen puts shipping on alert Sam Chambers Shipping has been put on alert to be highly vigilant when transiting the Gulf of Aden with news of […]

  • EUNAVFOR, JMSDF ops

    EU Says Held Anti-Piracy Naval Exercises With Japan In Gulf Of Aden Faizan Hashmi The European Union‘s diplomatic arm on Wednesday stated that the bloc’s naval forces had held anti-piracy […]

  • CTF 151 and Oman talks

    Press Release Commander of CTF 151 (CCTF 151) held a video conference call with the Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (CRNO) to discuss future combined efforts in the […]

  • India, Bangladesh joint ops

    Bangladesh Navy and Indian Navy on Saturday started a three-day coordinated patrol and bilateral exercise “Bongosagar” in the Bay of Bengal aimed at curbing maritime crimes and smuggling. Two Bangladesh […]

  • Covid piracy surge?

    by Theo Locherer The last quarterly report from the International Maritime Bureau shows the negative effects of the Covid-19 on maritime security. There tend to be significant upswings of piracy […]

  • Egypt to buy MDA kit

    The government of Egypt has requested the purchase of a Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) system from the United States at a cost of $417 million. The US Defence Security Cooperation […]

  • Houthi Rebels Release Seized Korean and Saudi Vessels and All 16 Crew

    November 20: Sixteen crew members, including two South Koreans, who were held when their three vessels were seized by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels at the weekend have been freed, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Wednesday. “The vessels and crew […]

  • Iran Pursues ‘Toll’ in Strait of Hormuz; Britain Considers Sanctions After Ship Seizure

    July 21: Iran reiterated Sunday that it will pursue a “toll” on all ships travelling in the Strait of Hormuz — the latest escalation of a global crisis that threatens […]

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