Libya: Bulgaria investigates alleged illegal sale of Libyan tanker, as Libya orders seizure of Bulga

Sofia, Jan 11, 2019 – Prosecutors in Bulgaria on Friday opened an investigation into the alleged illegal sale of a Libyan oil tanker, after Libya ordered the seizure of Bulgarian ships entering its ports in retaliation. “The regional prosecution in Burgas opened a probe against a private debt collection agent for (…) exceeding…

St Helena's cherished lifeline ship to return as anti-piracy armoury

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The RMS St. Helena, Britain’s last working postal ship, was for nearly three decades the main source of contact between one of humanity’s remotest islands and the outside world. The Royal Mail Ship St Helena lies berthed in Cape Town harbour, South Africa April 17, 2018. REUTERS/Mike HutchingsNow the ship, cherished by the 4,500 residents of British-ruled St.

Maritime Counter-Terrorism Training In Viet Nam

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.Shailaja A. International Maritime Organization (IMO)  is assisting the Government of Viet Nam to implement international counter-terrorism measures involving the maritime sector.The training workshop is part of an on-going project with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, which assists States’…

Security Threats and Countervailing Measures

Protection of the offshore oil and gas industry has been considered and debated for more than two decades. However, those earlier calls to enhance security arrangements for offshore oil and gas installations were generally seen as unwarranted. That perception changed after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States.

AFP: Bulgaria Probes 'illegal Sale' of Libyan Tanker - Novinite.com

Prosecutors in Bulgaria on Friday opened an investigation into the alleged illegal sale of a Libyan oil tanker, after Libya ordered the seizure of Bulgarian ships entering its ports in retaliation, reported AFP."The regional prosecution in Burgas opened a probe against a private debt collection agent for (...) exceeding…

Cargill Inc. raises standards for ocean-shipping industry

Cargill Inc., known for its land-based agriculture, is also a dominant presence on the world’s waterways and is hoping to use its power position to clean up the ocean-shipping industry.The Minnetonka-based conglomerate recently committed to reducing its greenhouse-gas emissions at sea by 15 percent in the next two years…
Amphibious Land Craft Market in 360marketupdates.com

Amphibious Land Craft Market To Grow At A CAGR Of XXXX % During The Period 2018-2023 – Daily Updates

Report Titled on: Global (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa) Amphibious Land Craft Market 2018, Forecast to 2023 Amphibious Land Craft Market covers definition, classification, industry value, price, cost and gross profit. It also covers types, enterprises and applications. To start with, analytical view to complete information of Amphibious Land Craft.

Safety & Security In Shipping

Despite notable breakthroughs in technology and an overdue increase in conversations regarding safety at sea, the very nature of the marine industry means that risk is inevitable.Piracy remains a prominent concern in certain regions, for example, around the Gulf of Aden. According to statistical data provided by ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB)…

The curious case of the Namse Bangdzod: Mystery shrouds vessel's disappearance - National

The whereabouts of a 1,950-ton palm oil tanker that went missing off West Java on Dec. 28 remain unknown, with the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) and the Navy speculating on its disappearance. The Namse Bangdzod, carrying 1 million liters of crude palm oil (CPO), departed from Sampit, Central Kalimantan, on Dec.

FG Approves Procurement Of 12 Vessels, 3 Helicopters For NIMASA

Federal government has approved the procurement of 12 intervention vessels and 3 helicopters for the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to fight piracy and other illegal activities on the countrys territorial waters.The Director General of NIMASA. Dr. Dakuku Peterside made this known in a statement to Vanguard in Abuja Thursday…

Somali Region Once Riddled With Pirates Sees Peaceful Power Transfer

A region of war-ravaged Somalia elected a new president this week, a peaceful transfer of power in a part of the country notorious for piracy and Islamist militias.Said Abdullahi Deni, who is likely to continue Puntland’s close cooperation with the United States, defeated his closest rival, Asad Osman Abdullahi. He was sworn in for a new five-year term.Puntland…

Gulf of Guinea records first pirates attack in 2019, 6 MSC crew members kidnapped

Chemical Tanker Attacked by Suspected Somali Pirates

The Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force (Somalia), Major General Rob Magowan, has reiterated the need for continued vigilance at sea after a chemical tanker, the CPO Korea, was reported as being attacked by six armed men 330 nautical miles off the east coast of Somalia last month. The attack was confirmed after a…
Melati Satu

Chemical tanker Melati Satu fire by RPG by Houthi rebels in Bab al-Mandab Strait

The chemical product tanker Melati Satu was fired by rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) from Houthi rebels during passage in Bab al-Mandab Strait in second terrorist attack in the region for last two days. The vessel was en route from Ukraine to India, passing through the international trade route in Bab al-Mandab Strait, when a fast skiff reached Melati Satu from port board and fire a grenade.
The Iranian Navy announces joint maneuvers with Russia in the Caspian

The Iranian Navy Announces Joint Maneuvers with Russia in the Caspian

Post sponsored by the Drummondville Jobs SiteThe naval forces of Iran and Russia are planning joint tactical, rescue and anti-piracy exercises to be held in the near future in the Caspian Sea, the Iranian Navy commander, Hosein Janzadi, was quoted as saying by the agency. Mehr.Janzadi stressed that in recent years the navies…

Libya will Hold every Bulgarian Ship that has Entered its Waters - Novinite.com

Libyan Maritime Administration has issued an order to detain any ship flying the Bulgarian flag. This is the order of her chief, a copy of which was published by Arab media and quoted by "24 hours".According to the newspaper, the instructions are "dispatched to all Libya's commercial, industrial and oil ports" and are reciprocal…

World War 3: Iran and Russia join forces for joint war games in Caspian Sea | World | News

Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has been quoted by semi-official news agency Mehr as saying the two countries are planning “war games” that will be implemented in the “near future”. Iran and Russia have held several naval drills in the Caspian Sea, including in 2015 and 2017, with the Iranian commander saying cooperation between both navies had “strengthened in recent years”.
Video 25 years of Thales TACTICOS Combat Management System 2

25 years of Thales TACTICOS Combat Management System

This year Thales celebrates 25 years of its TACTICOS combat management system (CMS). Navy Recognition recently went to the Thales site of Hengelo in the Netherlands to find out what makes TACTICOS one of the most popular CMS among navies around the world.Human factors specialists and Navy personnel collaborated on the design of the TACTICOS HMI.

Former Royal Marines Sailed on QM2 in Pirate-Infested Gulf of Aden

When Cunard Lines flagship, Queen Mary 2, recently sailed through the Gulf of Aden, a notorious spot for Somali pirates, the ship carried a little extra protection for the 2,600 passengers onboard an elite squad of armed former Royal Marines from the United Kingdom.Fortunately, QM2 arrived at its destination of Aqaba, Jordan, without incident.

Spanish galleon San Jose treasure worth $22 billion

THE worth of a wrecked galleon dubbed the holy grail of shipwrecks has been revealed, and it could be more than $22 billion.Known as the San Jose, the Spanish galleon was sunk by the British Navy more than 300 years ago while carrying a wealth of gold, silver and emeralds.Those riches are now worth as much as $17 billion ($A22 billion) by modern standards…