Tag: Kuwait

  • Iran Seizes 3 Kuwaiti Fishing Vessels Allegedly Trespassing, Arrests All 9 Crew

    January 19: The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps Navy, IRGC(N), announced that its forces have seized three trespassing Kuwaiti fishing boats off the coast of Mahshahr, Khuzestan province for illegally entering […]

  • 183 Narcotics Pills Seized From Bags on Seafloor Near Ouha Island, Kuwait; 2 Arrested

    January 13: The Kuwaiti Coast Guard has arrested two Iraqi suspects after their vessel was spotted moving suspiciously with its lights off approx. six miles from Ouha island. Following interrogation, […]

  • 187kg of Narcotics Seized Offshore Kuwait

    January 12: The coastguard seized 187 kg of unspecified narcotics after boarding a vessel which had entered a restricted zone off Kuwait City, reported national media. The narcotics were concealed […]

  • Kuwait Authorities Seize Two Million Contraband Cigarette Cartons at Shuwaikh Port

    September 15: Customs officials seized two million packages of contraband cigarettes at Shuwaikh port. The contraband reportedly originated from an unspecified country in the Gulf, local media reported. Source: PGI […]

  • Kuwait Raises ISPS Level 2

    September 19: The Ministry of Communications in the state of Kuwait’s has released a Ministry Resolution increasing the ISPS level for all ports within Kuwait to ISPS L2 Minister of […]

  • Iraq to Establish Military Base in Gulf Between Iran and Kuwait

    July 30: Iraq plans to build the largest naval base in the Arabian Gulf near the under-construction Al Faw Grand Port, which has been a huge obstacle for successive governments […]

  • Iranian maritime attacks

    Iran often aggressive in the Strait and Gulf. Saudi, Kuwait protest to UN over Iranian maritime attacks Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have presented a complaint before the United Nations over […]

  • Kuwait boosts patrol fleet

    New vessels to boost region’s security. Abu Dhabi firm to build defence vessels for Kuwait Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) has won a Dh260 million contract from the Kuwaiti government […]

  • Iraq, Kuwait Ink Maritime Navigation Deal

    Iraq on Tuesday approved a deal with Kuwait regulating the use of the Khor Abdullah shared waterway through which most of Baghdad’s oil exports flow. Iraq, Kuwait Ink Maritime Navigation […]

  • Canadian ship at Shuwaikh port

    KUWAIT: The Canadian Ambassador to Kuwait, Douglas George, held a reception on board Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Regina at the Shuwaikh Port, which is visiting Kuwait from Nov 20 to […]