Tag: Black sea

  • USS Roosevelt visits Black Sea

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) began its northbound international strait transit en route to the Black Sea, Sept. 15, 2020, to conduct maritime security operations with […]

  • Ukraine Seizes Russian Tanker in Black Sea in Response to Flotilla Clash Last Year

    July 25: Ukraine seized a Russian tanker anchored in the Black Sea on Thursday, freeing the crew but holding onto the vessel in apparent retaliation for Russia’s capture of Ukrainian […]

  • Bulgaria Police Seize 200kg Cocaine from Black Sea During Three Operations

    April 17: Bulgarian border police have discovered and seized more than 200 kilograms (441 pounds) of cocaine in waters near the country’s Black Sea coast. The District Prosecutor’s Office in […]

  • 130kg of Cocaine Wash Ashore Along Romanian Black Sea Coast

    April 05-07: Police in Romania are searching along the country’s Black Sea coast after 130kg (286lb) of cocaine was found washed ashore. Around 300 officers and 14 coastguard ships are […]

  • Turkey, Ukraine joint ops

    Maritime security squads and Navy officers of Ukraine and Turkey conduct joint drills and counteract the illegal activity of poachers in the Black Sea waters Turkish, Ukrainian coastal guard to […]

  • NATO, Russia and the Black Sea

    A threat taken seriously. NATO, Russia and the Black Sea By Stephen Blank At NATO’s summit, the heads of state will discuss security in and around the Black Sea. No […]

  • USN in Black Sea

    Russia not too happy. Two U.S. Guided-missile Destroyers Now Operating in the Black Sea By: Sam LaGrone Under cover of darkness, U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) slipped through the Bosporus Strait […]

  • Russia, tankers & GPS

    In June, 37,000-tonne tanker vanished from GPS off the Russian coast. All the evidence points to Russia. But what’s really going on? When a tanker vanishes, all the evidence points […]

  • Black Sea shenanigans?

    Mass GPS Spoofing Attack in Black Sea? By Dana Goward An apparent mass and blatant, GPS spoofing attack involving over 20 vessels in the Black Sea last month has navigation experts […]

  • NATO heightens readiness

    Following a database fault, many of this week’s articles were deleted, so we are reposting them again. Moves to check Russian ambitions of expansion. NATO heightens maritime readiness with Ukraine, […]