Tag: cruise ships

  • 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 […]


    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 […]

  • Strikes In Puerto Rico Cause Cruise Ships To Cancel San Juan Port Calls

    July 22: A national strike in Puerto Rico has caused some cruise ships to skip calls on San Juan this week. MSC Seaside and Celebrity Equinox canceled stops at the […]

  • UPDATE: Where Cruise Lines Are Diverting Calls to Cuba Amid US Travel Restrictions

    UPDATE July 18: The original article stated that Azamara has not announced replacement itineraries for Cuba at this time. A correction has been made: Azamara has replaced its 2019 Cuba […]

  • Mauritius Ports Authority and Abu Dhabi Ports to Boost Indian Ocean Maritime Sector

    July 02: Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) and Abu Dhabi Ports have signed an agreement to enhance the maritime sector across the Indian Ocean, from port infrastructure and security to protecting […]

  • Protests Against Large Cruise Ships in Venice, Following Accident

    June 08: Approximately 5,000 residents of the northern Italian city of Venice on Saturday protested against the presence of cruise ships in the busy Giudecca Canal, following a ship accident […]