Tag: oil spills

  • Egypt, Spain carry out joint naval exercises in Red Sea

    Egyptian and Spanish naval forces conducted, last Saturday, joint naval exercises in the the Red Sea, according to Egyptian Armed Forces Spokesperson Tamer Al-Refae. In a statement, Al-Refae said that […]

  • Combined Maritime Forces Seizes over 450kg drugs in its largest methamphetamine drug bust

    A Royal Navy ship working in direct support of a Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) operation led by CTF 150 has seized over 450 kilograms of methamphetamine, the largest seizure of […]

  • 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 […]

  • Hong Kong Oil Tanker Attacked Off Togo Coast

    MDAT-GoG issued the following alert: WARNING 001/OCT/2020 UPDATE 001 1. Category: BOARDING 2. Time: 18 Oct 20 at 1100 UTC 3. Description: The vessel previously reported boarded on the 17th […]

  • Do not switch off the AIS in Nigerian waters

    Despite the elevated piracy risk in the Gulf of Guinea, ships operating in the region should maintain their automatic identification systems (AIS) in operation at all times. ALERT 16 OCT […]

  • One Crewmember Kidnapped in Attack on LNG Carrier in Gulf of Guinea

    The LNG carrier Methane Princess was attacked by pirates off Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on Saturday, and one member of her crew was kidnapped. According to Swiss financial news outlet AWP, […]

  • 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 […]

  • IMB warns of GoG threat

    Will Ross The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) says kidnappings in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea have risen significantly and now account for almost 95% of global kidnappings at sea. This […]

  • 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 […]