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Mitigating Maritime Risk

Aug 12, 2019

“The First Steps in Mitigating Contemporary Risks to our Strategic Sea Lines of Communication”It is indisputable that the world’s economy floats on seawater.  It is equally indisputable that international maritime transportation is the tool that keeps the global economy moving.  The world economy has surged over the last half century, and that growth has been largely driven by globalization and the consequent reduction in barriers to trade…

MASSA: Innovation Inside its DNA

May 10, 2022

From designing the world’s largest transducer; to lobster-like surf crawling robots to detect and destroy mines; to creating a new bowling score system; to designing, building and delivering sonar systems used by the most powerful navy on the planet…

Japan Sending Warship, Aircraft to Middle East

Dec 27, 2019

Japan will send a warship and patrol planes to protect Japanese ships in the Middle East as the situation in the region, from which it sources nearly 90% of its crude oil imports, remains volatile, Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday…

Houthis Release South Korean, Saudi vessels

Nov 20, 2019

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement released three vessels and 16 people it had seized, South Korea's Foreign Ministry and a Houthi military source in Yemen said on Wednesday.The seizure on Sunday was the latest incident at sea around Yemen…

Russia Returns Ukraine Naval Ships before Summit

Nov 18, 2019

Russia on Monday handed back three naval ships it captured last year to Ukraine, something Kiev wanted to happen before a four-way peace summit on eastern Ukraine next month in Paris.The handover, confirmed by the two countries' foreign ministries…

Interview: Dr. Catherine Warner, Director, NATO CMRE

Oct 15, 2019

At CMRE, it’s not just about the science.  It’s about building trust and confidence in resilient systems. An interview with Dr. Catherine Warner, Director, NATO Center for Maritime Research and Experimentation, La Spezia, ItalyTell us a little about yourself and CMRE…

Graney Name President General Dynamics Electric Boat

Sep 14, 2019

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) appointed General Dynamics NASSCO president Kevin Graney as president of General Dynamics Electric Boat, effective October 1. David J. Carver, NASSCO’s vice president and general manager of repair, will succeed Graney as president of General Dynamics NASSCO…

Japan Won't Join US-Led Maritime Coalition in Gulf

Sep 03, 2019

Japan will not join a U.S.-led security mission to protect merchant vessels passing through key Middle Eastern waterways, but will consider deploying its naval force independently, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday.Though the United States is Japan's most important ally…

Iran Reportedly Deploys Naval Destroyer to Gulf of Aden

Aug 26, 2019

Iran has deployed a naval destroyer with long-range cruise missile systems to the Gulf of Aden to provide security for Iranian ships travelling through the region, state-run Press TV reported on Monday.The ship will be accompanied by a logistical vessel and a helicopter carrier…

Iran: Oil Sold from Tanker Released by Gibraltar

Aug 26, 2019

Iran has sold the oil from a tanker released by Gibraltar after weeks in the custody of British Royal Marines and the vessel's owner will decide on its next destination, IRIB news agency quoted an Iranian government spokesman as saying on Monday…

Australia Joins U.S.-led Gulf Security Mission

Aug 21, 2019

Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels travelling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.Foremost among the areas to be patrolled is the Strait of Hormuz…

China Mulls Hormuz Naval Escort Role

Aug 06, 2019

China might escort Chinese commercial vessels in Gulf waters under a U.S. proposal for a maritime coalition to secure oil shipping lanes following attacks on tankers, its envoy to the United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday.'If there happens to…

NTSB Weighs in on McCain Collision

Aug 05, 2019

Insufficient Training, Inadequate Bridge Operating Procedures, Lack of Operational Oversight Led to Fatal Ship Collision. The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday that the Aug. 21, 2017, collision between the USS John S McCain and the tanker Alnic MC was caused by insufficient training…

U.S. Asked Germany to Join Hormuz Mission

Jul 30, 2019

The United States has formally asked Germany to join France and Britain in a mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, off the coast of Iran, and to combat Iranian aggression, the U.S. Embassy in Berlin said on Tuesday.'We’ve…

Denmark backs Britain's Hormuz Naval Plan

Jul 26, 2019

Denmark said on Friday it welcomed a British government proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution.Britain has sought to assemble the mission in Hormuz…

Logistics News

Vitol Bunkers Receives its First Biofuel Barge in Asia

Vitol Bunkers Receives its First Biofuel Barge in Asia

Biden Executive Order Targets Cybersecurity at US Ports

Biden Executive Order Targets Cybersecurity at US Ports

ARC Keeps the Cargo Rolling

ARC Keeps the Cargo Rolling

Cavotec Inks Service Deal with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med

Cavotec Inks Service Deal with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med

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