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Australia To Reduce Military Presence In Middle East, Focus On Asia-Pacific - Minister

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 23rd October, 2020) Australia will reduce its naval presence in the middle East, as the changing strategic environment has prompted the government to focus on threats in the Asia-Pacific region, Defense Minister Linda Reyolds said on Friday."We now face an increasingly challenging strategic…

Global License Management Software (COVID-19 Impact Analysis Included) Market Share, Trends, Forecas

License Management Software marketThe latest industry report that focuses on License Management Software Market and gives a professional and in-depth Global License Management Software market analysis and future prospects of License Management Software market 2020. The analysis report begins with the audit of the business condition and characterizes industry chain structure…

Increased security threats to vessels operating in the Gulf of Guinea

Pirates are kidnapping more seafarers off West Africa, IMB reportsOn 14 October 2020, the International Maritime Bureaus Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) released figures showing a rise in piracy and armed robbery on the worlds seas in the first nine months of 2020, with a 40% increase in the number of kidnappings reported in the Gulf of Guinea, compared with the same period in 2019.
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GA-ASI concluded a set of maritime test flights over the sea-lane with MQ-9B SeaGuardian UAS

According to a press release published on the virtual booth of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) at the Online Edition of Euronaval 2020, International naval defense and maritime security industry exhibition, GA-ASI concluded a set of maritime test flights over the sea-lanes off the coast of Southern California on September 11th…

Report: Kidnappings By Pirates up 40% in Gulf of Guinea

By Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja with agency reportKidnappings rose by 40 per cent in the Gulf of Guinea in the first nine months of this year, a report by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) , indicated yesterday.It noted that the region off West Africas coast now accounts for 95 per cent of global maritime kidnappings,…

Britains Royal Navy seizes 450kg of meth on dhow in Arabian Sea – Middle East Monitor

A British naval warship has seized 450kg of methamphetamine from a dhow in the northern Arabian Sea, officials said yesterday,According to a report by Associated Press the drugs were seized by HMS Montrose from a stateless traditional dhow, a cargo vessel used in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, on the 14 October. The seizure…

Concerned about Lasting Conflicts, Terrorism, Sectarian Tensions Plaguing Persian Gulf, Speakers in

SC/14333Calls for Yemen Ceasefire, Return to Iran Nuclear Programme among Main Points of DebateDeeply concerned about long-term conflicts, terrorism and sectarian tension in the Persian Gulf, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, expert briefers and ministerial‑level representatives called for the entire region’s…

The Canadian Surface Combatant – More than Just a Ship

With the release of Canada's defence policy Strong, Secure, Engaged in 2017, the Government of Canada signaled its commitment to renewing the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) fleet. As part of an effort to deliver a Blue Water Navy built around the ability to sustain two naval task groups of up to four combatants and a joint support ship…

Global Patrol Boats Market By Type (Small Patrol Boats, Medium Patrol Boats, and Large Patrol Boats)

Trusted Business Insights answers what are the scenarios for growth and recovery and whether there will be any lasting structural impact from the unfolding crisis for the Patrol Boats market.Trusted Business Insights presents an updated and Latest Study on Patrol Boats Market. The report contains market predictions related to market size…

Piracy and Maritime Crime Still Proliferates in Some Regions as Attacks Continue

WORLDWIDE – In the race to be the holder of the unwanted title of the 'World's Worst Piracy Hotspot' it seems the Gulf of Guinea remains currently unchallenged. With approximately 95% of global kidnappings reported from within Gulf of Guinea waters, the latest ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) report this week confirms the grave situation for merchant vessels trading in the region.

Navios Maritime Containers L.P. Regains Compliance Regarding Nasdaq Minimum Bid Price Deficiency | 2

MONACO, Oct. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Navios Maritime Containers L.P. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: NMCI ), a growth vehicle dedicated to the container sector of the maritime industry, today announced that, based upon a notice received on October 15, 2020 from The Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq&CloseCurlyDoubleQuote…

Maritime experts point to oceans of options

Opportunities abound in the maritime industry and it is time for black people to dive in, Maersk Southern Africa market manager Nduh Msibi says.Speaking during a maritime business virtual seminar on Wednesday, Msibi said 90% of world trade involved the ocean and with globalisation continually raising consumer demand, the…

Gulf of Guinea is world hotspot for kidnappings at sea

A steep increase in kidnappings at sea 40% – make the Gulf of Guinea off Africas west coast the world hotspot for this maritime crime, according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB).In its latest report for the third quarter of the year, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) bureau notes pirates armed with…

Time to say goodbye to ships – Maritime Bulletin

Post Views: 150There are several reasons to reconsider signing on the ship, presently, with each of these reasons being substantial enough in itself, to quit the seas, either for good, or just to wait out until the ongoing madness will end, one way or another.Reason 1: All seamen are lab rats.All seamen are lab rats, when it comes to new health requirements, regulations, vaccines, checks, etc.
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Successful trials with autonomous Pacific 950 Rigid Inflatable Boat RIB demonstrator

BAE Systems has successfully completed a series of trials on a first of its kind autonomous Pacific 950 Rigid Inflatable Boat that will allow navies to go beyond the limits of human endurance with unmanned vessels that can travel further, for longer and to more inhospitable environments.BAE Systems ASV Autonomous Surface…

Post-Pandemic: How Sri Lanka can be a Maritime Education and Training hub - Adaderana Biz English

By Prof (Dr) Capt. Nalaka JayakodySri Lanka is truly a blessed maritime nation. The countrys exceptional maritime services, quality of seafarers and relevant training institutions, strategic geographical location, abundant natural and human resources, among many others coupled with successfully fighting against the global…

The Chinese Distant Water Fishing Fleet and Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

Key PointsChinese interests operate the largest distant water fishing fleet in the world, estimated to be 1,600-3,400 ships in size.The Chinese distant water fishing fleet could be five to eight times larger than that, however, and operate in every region of the world.While most of those vessels operate legally, with permission from host states and in accordance with international maritime law…