• Taiwan charges Chinese captain over killing of ‘Somali pirates’

    Prosecutors in Taiwan have charged the captain of a fishing boat with ordering the killing of four suspected Somali pirates eight years ago. The four were shot dead in the […]

  • SHADE Conference 2020

    CMF and EU NAVFOR are inviting nations, international organisations and members of the shipping industry to the 47th SHADE Conference, 3-4 November 2020. What is SHADE? The Shared Awareness and […]

  • US, French Navy chiefs meet

    U.S., French Navy Chiefs discuss maritime security and cooperation WASHINGTON — U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday conducted a phone call Oct. 15 with the chief […]

  • Terrorism and the seas

    East African Terror Groups Are Exploiting the Seas By Isel Van Zyl and Tyler Lycan Counter-terrorism strategies must consider how the coastline provides a financial and operational life-line to violent […]

  • S. Africa cargo crime

    South Africa a Hotspot for Cargo Crime – Report outh Africa ranks among the top countries in the world, and first on the African continent, for BSI’s forecasted losses due […]

  • 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 […]


    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 […]