Tag: vessel seizure

  • Ship owners deny knowledge

    Pressure being increased on N. Korea following STS transfers. HK-flagged vessel’s owners deny knowledge of activities with North Korea Vincent Wee The Guangzhou-based owners and operators of the Hong Kong-flagged […]

  • Libya tanker arrest

    Another seizure off Libya raises concerns. Coastguard arrests Greek tanker, claims it was smuggling oil The Libyan coastguard has arrested an oil tanker and taken it to Tripoli on suspicion […]

  • Iran seizes Saudi vessel

    Move follows Saudi seizure of Iranian vessel. IRGC seizes Saudi boat in Iranian waters A vessel belonging to Saudi Arabia was impounded by IRGC following unauthorized entry into Iran’s waters […]

  • Marsec in Libya

    The risks associated with Libya’s TTW. Contested Seas: Maritime Security in Libya By James Pothecary Introduction On 20 February, the Bahamas-flagged car carrier Morning Compass was seized by militants purporting to represent […]

  • Libya vessel seizure

    Libya clamps down on fuel smuggling. Oil Tankers Seized After Gun Battle in Libya By Zainab Calcuttawala Two vessels illicitly carrying crude from Libya have been captured by the country’s […]