Tag: IMO

  • Saudi Arabia, US Kick off Military Drill in Gulf

    Saleh al-Zeid The mixed maritime “Naval Defender 21” exercise between Royal Saudi Naval Forces and the United States Navy kicked off on Thursday at King Abdulaziz Naval Base (KANB) at […]

  • Cyber security – more focus required, says expert

    Cyber protection in shipping is lagging behind many other sectors just as the threat profile continues to escalate. Paul Bartlett This was the stark message from Ben Densham, chief technology […]

  • Maersk Urges Better Military Response to West Africa Piracy

    Bloomberg/ By William Clowes (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest shipping company demanded a more effective military response to surging pirate attacks and record kidnappings off the coast of West Africa. […]

  • India deeply worried over increase in threats arising out of Yemen: Amb Tirumurti

    By Yoshita Singh United Nations, Jan 14 (PTI) India has said that it is “deeply worried” by the increase in threats arising out of Yemen on commercial ships navigating the […]

  • CTF-151 and RBNF hold talks to combat piracy in the region

    The Commander of the Pakistan-led Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151), Commodore Abdul Munib SI (M) held a recent engagement with the Commander of the Royal Bahrain Naval Force (RBNF), Rear […]

  • New strategies needed to eradicate piracy

    A recent report has refocused attention on the debilitating effects of piracy on Nigeria’s coastal waters and the economy and the need for stronger official response. In reaction to alarming […]

  • Maritime Security Centre conducts rescue operation

    Muscat: The Maritime Security Centre has conducted a search and rescue operation for the crew of an Iranian merchant ship that was exposed to a sank accident in Oman territorial […]

  • Cybersecurity will remain a maritime threat in 2021

    Sue Terpilowski The maritime industry will remain a target of cyber-criminals in 2021 and the world’s shipping fleets will need to be on high alert for cyber-attacks as the industry […]

  • Nigeria: Navy holds sea simulations to combat pirates, smugglers

    By Odita Sunday The Nigerian Navy has concluded its yearly Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) sea inspection code-named ‘Still Waters,’ which saw 12 naval ships, two helicopters and a […]

  • Shipping urged to improve cyber vigilance

    Shipping companies are reminded to remain vigilant of cyber threats as the industry prepares for key security recommendations coming into force, and another shipowner repairs its business following a successful […]