Maritime Security

French Truck Drivers Block Traffic Around Two Total Refineries

Striking truck drivers blocked traffic around Total's Grandpuits and Donges refineries since Wednesday morning, preventing oil product deliveries, the French oil major said.

Libya Returns Fuel Tanker to Rival Government

Libya's recognized government has released a tanker forced to dock at a port under its control after originally banning it from delivering fuel to its rival administration,

Blue Sky Network Updates SkyRouter Web Portal

Blue Sky Network (BSN), a global provider of satellite tracking and fleet management solutions for land mobile, maritime and aviation assets, announced upgrades

Tanker with Kurdish Crude Leaving U.S. After 6-month Dispute

After being stuck in legal limbo for six months, a tanker loaded with 1 million barrels of Kurdish crude headed east on Tuesday to leave U.S. waters after Baghdad

VidSys Appoints Company Founder as CEO

VidSys has announced  that the Board of Directors has named company Founder and Chief Technology Officer James I. Chong as the new Chief Executive Officer.   “With

Oil Tankers are Front Line of Libya's Struggles

Crew members killed in tanker attack this month; West fears worsening violence could lead to civil war. Oil shippers face higher costs and the possible loss of insurance cover on Libyan voyages,

China Warns India, US on Regional Conflict

There is no need for India and the United States to have concerns on navigation and over flight over the disputed South China Sea, says China. "The situation in

Malaysia Backs Maritime Silk Road

Malaysia is ready for greater collaboration and cooperation with China with regard to Maritime Silk Road (MSR) proposal delivered by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Turkey Signs Maritime Deal with Malta

Turkey has signed a deal with Malta to develop cooperation in the maritime field, the Turkish transportation minister Lutfi Elvan said. Turkey wants to become a marine transit country.

Indonesia, Malaysia to Discuss Maritime Issues

Malaysia and Indonesia will discuss maritime issues, including the detention of Malaysian fishing vessels as well as their common sea borders.  The countries will

Training Coastguards is Key to Tackling Piracy

Training and mentoring of coastguards in Africa, Middle East and South East Asia is essential if coastal nations are to have effective control over their Territorial Waters and Economic Zones,

Libya Forces Tanker Away from Supplying Rival Government

Libya's recognized government said it forced a tanker from delivering fuel to its rival administration, diverting the vessel to its own territory by threatening an air attack on it.

Seagull Secures Panama Flag Approval

Seagull Maritime said it has secured training center approval from the Panama Maritime Authority, marking the first time that an overseas company has done so following

Rival Faction: Libya at 363,000 bpd Production

Libya, struggling to reopen ports and oilfields hit by fighting, is producing 363,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) and exporting around 200,000, the oil minister

Forcados Pipeline Resumes After Sabotage

Forcados carries more than 200,000 bpd; closure also affected nearly half Nigeria's gas supplies. Nigeria resumed operations on its Trans Forcados oil pipeline,

Maersk Line Gets new AEO number

  Maersk Line has been re-certified as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) with the AEO-F, the highest achievable accreditation in the European Union programme.

New Defense Cooperation with India

  Today, on his historic visit to India, President Obama and Prime Minister Modi announced new, ground-breaking agreements on defense cooperation between India

India-US “New Vision” for Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean

 India and the USA on Sunday released a Joint Strategic Vision statement for the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean region, marking the deepening strategic equation between the two nations.

Asean: Malaysia Prepares to Set Sail Into Maritime Disputes

Will Malaysia’s chairmanship of Asean spur the establishment of a long-delayed maritime Code of Conduct (CoC), aimed at resolving territorial disputes between China

Fire Scare Aboard British Cruise Ship

The Boudicca, a Fred Olsen cruise liner, with more than 1,000 people on-board has been left without power off the coast of Morocco after an engine fire.  Passengers of the U.

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