Tag: Gulf

  • UK leads US Task Force 50

    Royal Navy takes charge. UK leads US Task Force 50 The British Royal Navy has taken charge of US Task Force 50 in the Gulf for the first time, it […]

  • NATO looks to Gulf nations

    NATO invites Gulf nations to join Operation Ocean Shield. Is this a sign of further draw down by NATO countries? Keynote address by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the […]

  • Cooperative Data Centre for Gulf region

    The Kingdom of Bahrain has extended an open invitation to all GCC states to join the Cooperative Data Centre, which will increase maritime domain awareness. Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation Ports […]

  • Task Force 152 Gulf Exercise

    Vessels of multiple nations recently joined forces to complete a two day maritime security training exercise in the Gulf. Exercise Falcon Warrior 12-05 was the first of many such events […]

  • Iranian Warships Thwart Pirate Attack

    According to Iran’s Press TV, a tanker sailing from Iran’s Khark Island to the Suez Canal was attacked twice before an Iranian naval patrol forced the pirate boats to flee […]

  • UN Protection

    Asian shipowners to lobby global shipping industry for support on proposal to deploy UN troops on merchant vessels to combat pirate attacks in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean. […]

  • Handing Over

    The Australian command of coalition maritime operations in support of counter-terrorism operations in the Gulf region of the Middle East has passed to the French Navy. Commodore Greg Sammut of […]