On the morning of 26 May, the MV Khaled Muhieddine, which was pirated on 20 January 2011, was released from pirate control after 126 days. The crew of 22 Syrians and 3 Egyptians are all well.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert has left the People's Republic of China (PRC) after a successful four-day counterpart visit with military leaders,
Libya state oil company National Oil Corp (NOC) has reached a deal with security guards to end a protest at eastern Brega oil port, which is expected to allow the terminal to reopen on Tuesday,
Andrew Weir Shipping Ltd. announced that it has been awarded the contract for the support and maintenance of HMS Protector (A173), following a competitive tendering process.