Maritime Security

US Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Montgomery

The U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of future USS Montgomery (LCS 8) during a ceremony on June 23 at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala.   Marking the official

IMHR Conference Supports 'Day of the Seafarer'

Seafarers are a key aspect of the maritime industry, and also a key part of the global economy, allowing the majority of the world’s trade to make it safely from one port to another.

ST Marine Delivers 4th Patrol Vessel to Oman

Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine), the marine arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering), has held the Interim Acceptance ceremony

Aeron Searcher Surveillance Systems Upgraded

New all-weather, pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) security cameras are now available with two additional long-wave infrared (LWIR) continuous-zoom fields-of-view (FOV) with 15-60mm and 50-150mm,

China Dismisses South China Sea Support Doubts

China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday brushed off doubts about how many countries have offered support for its position in a case brought by the Philippines over Chinese claims in the South China Sea,

Tracking Global Piracy Trends

 Piracy has existed since the conception of shipping, and pirate attacks on vessels continue to disrupt trade, raising vessel security concerns and impacting the

Maritime Security Experts Weigh in on West Africa

Risk Intelligence launches new service providing overview of operational and regulatory risks of privately contracted maritime security in West Africa   Maritime

Bollinger Delivers FRC Joseph Tezanos the US Coast Guard

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the 18th Fast Response Cutter (FRC), USCGC Joseph Tezanos, to the United States Coast Guard on June 22, 2016 in Key West, Fla.

Pemex on Alert for Road Blockades at Top Refinery

Rowdy teacher protests in southern Mexico have caused delays and bottlenecks in transporting fuel from the country's top refinery in Salina Cruz, and state oil

Total Hires New Security Head

Total has hired the chief of France's Gendarmerie police force to take over as its head of security, the oil company said on Wednesday. Total has installations in major hot spots including Libya,

US Aircraft Carrier Docks in Crete After Islamic State Battles

The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier arrived in Crete on Tuesday, giving its 5,500 crew members a Greek island break after seven months at sea and over 2,000

Nigeria Oil Exports Steady Despite Militant Attacks

Nigeria kept exporting crude oil at a largely steady pace in May, though below historical levels, despite repeated militant attacks on its infrastructure that drove

Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia Mull Joint Maritime Patrols

 Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines have agreed to conduct coordinated maritime patrols as part of a broader plan to tackle rising security challenges in

Cooperation to Enhance Maritime Security in West and Central Africa

 Maritime security experts have met in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (15-17 June) to share expertise on how cooperation on maritime surveillance monitoring and communication

Shell Selects Globalstar

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) said that oil giant Shell has deployed a satellite-based

EU Gives Med Mission Okay to Search for Libya-bound Arms

EU maritime mission gains more power to seize weapons; also says moves will help break migrant smuggling gangs. The European Union on Monday gave its naval force

Two Dead in Crew Attack on board Fishing Vessel

Vietnamese crewmen held over killing of S.Korea ship captain, engineer. Two Vietnamese crewmen on a South Korean fishing vessel in the Indian Ocean have allegedly

Southeast Asian Nations Designate Safe Shipping Corridor

Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines on Monday agreed to designate a transit corridor for commercial vessels crossing a maritime zone hit by a spate of hijackings

Nuclear Sub Vladimir Monomakh to Join Pacific Fleet

 TASS reports that Vladimir Monomakh Borey class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (Project 955) will complete the voyage to the Pacific Fleet before the yearend,

US Says It Will Stay in Black Sea despite Russian Warning

The United States will maintain its presence in the Black Sea despite a Russian warning that a U.S. destroyer patrolling there undermined regional security, the U.

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