Tag: Suez

  • Egypt to Build New Military Base to Secure Suez Canal

    February 18: Egypt is preparing to build a new military base on the country’s eastern border to secure the Suez Canal, according to reports, as the country marks the 150th […]

  • We’re jamming

    MARAD flags jamming GPS disrupted for maritime in Mediterranean, Red Sea By Dana Goward The U.S. Maritime Administration recently issued an expanded advisory for GPS disruptions in the Middle East. The new advisory […]

  • Red Sea naval drills

    The joint drill aims to boost the maritime security and strengthen the combat efficiency. Egypt, France launch joint naval drill in Red Sea CAIRO, March 13 (Xinhua) — The Egyptian […]

  • Anti-migrant boat stopped

    The C-Star has been stuck just off a peninsula in the Gulf of Suez since Sunday Anti-immigrant ship on its way to stop refugee boats in Mediterranean stopped in Suez Canal […]

  • Iran and the Red Sea

    Timely look at Iranian capabilities. An Assessment of Iranian Naval Capabilities in the Red Sea By James Fargher International attention has focused on the possibilities of an Iranian closure of […]

  • Egypt boosts Navy

    New fleet in response to threats. Egypt expands navy with formation of Southern Fleet Command Egypt’s navy has responded to growing threats in the Middle East with the formation of […]

  • 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’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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]