Tag: Egypt

  • Second Mistral for Egypt

    Russians look on, irritated… Second French-made helicopter carrier arrives in Egypt’s Alexandria The second of two Mistral-class Landing Helicopter Doc (LHD) warships bought from France arrived on Thursday in the […]

  • Egypt migrant capsize

    Egypt migrant boat capsize: Hundreds feared dead Survivors from a boat which capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday have told the BBC that hundreds of people may have drowned. […]

  • Egypt’s latest assault ships

    Can Egypt deploy its new vessels? Egypt’s Acquisition of the Mistral Amphibious Assault Ship: An Operational Analysis Introduction The protracted “What happens to France’s two unwanted Mistrals”saga has seemingly drawn […]

  • Egypt to buy French Mistrals

    France sells off ships destined for Russia. Egypt agrees to buy warships built for Russia from France Egypt has agreed to buy two Mistral warships originally built for Russia, the […]

  • PLA Navy, Egypt drills

    PLA vessels had finished anti-piracy deployment. PLA conducts first joint naval drills with Egypt The Chinese and Egyptian navies have completed their first joint naval drills in the Mediterranean, reports […]

  • Cargo ship ablaze in Suez Canal

    Fire extinguished and investigation underway. Cargo ship ablaze at southern entrance of Suez Canal CAIRO: A cargo ship was allegedly set alight Friday in a berth of Port Tawfik, the […]

  • Egyptian navy to help secure Yemeni ports

    Security bolstered in Yemen. Egyptian navy to participate in securing Yemeni ports President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed Wednesday in Cairo with the Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi to send Egyptian […]

  • Port of Aden reopens

    No news on when commercial traffic can enter. Port of Aden reopens following damage from Yemen war The Port of Aden in southern Yemen is back in business just days after […]

  • Suez security doubts linger

    Fears Islamists will target new canal. VIPs gather for opening of second Suez Canal – but doubts linger over security RUTH MICHAELSON Sunlight sparkles on the water as diggers and […]

  • MariTrace suggests Suez BMP plan

    Recent incidents prompts warning. Increased threat to shipping in Suez Canal MariTrace is recommending an immediate increase in security precautions for vessels operating in and around the Suez Canal area. […]