Piracy

USS Kidd returns to Naval Station Everett flying a pirate flag

The USS Kidd has returned to its homeport in Washington following a five-month deployment to the Eastern Pacific.The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer pulled into Naval Station Everett on Monday after setting out to sea in April to assist in a counter-narcotics operation. The warship drew attention on social media after viewers took note of the large pirate flag on its mast…

Poulsson Reappointed As ICS Chairman

The board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) reappointed Esben Poulsson, the current Chairman of ICS for a further two-year term.Having been at the helm of the shipping industry trade association since 2016, Poulsson has overseen ICS’s engagement with international bodies, national governments, and industry organisations on the key issues impacting international shipping.

Esben Poulsson reappointed as ICS Chairman

During its recent Virtual Annual General Meeting, the board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) reappointed Esben Poulsson, its current Chairman, for a further two-year term.Since assuming office in 2016, Poulsson has been at the helm of the shipping industry’s principal trade association. He has overseen ICS’s engagement with international bodies…

Charges: Man claims that he stole Nicollet Island house boat 'under maritime law'

A man was charged Tuesday with stealing a docked houseboat and manning it several hundred yards up the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis until he was captured hours later.John E.B. Stimpson, 48, of Minneapolis, was charged in Hennepin County District Court with two counts of theft and remains jailed in lieu of $5,000 bail in connection with the unscheduled Mississippi River cruise.

signs an agreement for the Risk Intelligence System with a leading north European offshore operator

Risk Intelligence A/S ("Risk Intelligence" or "the Company") announces today that the company has signed an agreement with a leading north European offshore operator for the Risk Intelligence System.The offshore operator has offices on four continents, providing specialised offshore services to the offshore energy sector worldwide.

Charges: Man says he stole houseboat 'under maritime law'

A man was charged Tuesday with stealing a docked houseboat and manning it several hundred yards up the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis until he was captured hours later.John E.B. Stimpson, 48, of Minneapolis, was charged in Hennepin County District Court with two counts of theft connection with the unscheduled Mississippi River cruise. He was jailed Sunday and has since been released.

Providing Air Power for the Deep Blue Project

To support the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agencys Deep Blue Project, a security structure designed to secure all anchorage areas in the nations maritime domain, the Nigerian Air Force is set to deploy its air assets and special forces. Chiemelie Ezeobi writesWorld over, security threats keep evolving from traditional to conventional warfare.

Nigeria: Providing Air Power for the Deep Blue Project

To support the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency's Deep Blue Project, a security structure designed to secure all anchorage areas in the nation's maritime domain, the Nigerian Air Force is set to deploy its air assets and special forces. Chiemelie Ezeobi writesWorld over, security threats keep evolving from traditional to conventional warfare.

Trending News Corona impact on Naval Vessels MRO Market Trade Overview, Industry Demand and Investme

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Greek Tanker Hijacked Off Somalia's Coast

Chemical tanker AEGEAN II has been hijacked by armed men in Somali waters.According to a report by maritime consultancy Dryad Global, the 1994-built 8,100 dwt vessel is believed to have been attacked by six pirates approximately 180 nautical miles southwest of Socotra, after having mechanical issues when it was in transit from the UAE to Mogadishu.According to Associated Press…

All at sea, Brunch - THE BUSINESS TIMES

Gus, an Egyptian national, has been stuck at sea for longer than 12 months and just wants to go home. Back ashore, he has a family to take care of but he is unable to do anything for them. The seafarer is hardly alone. About 600,000 crew are in limbo on deck or at home, as tightened restrictions on movement during the Covid…

Piracy on PH waters could affect crew change plans – The Manila Times

A recent increase in theft, robbery, and piracy on board ships in the ports of Manila and Batangas could possibly derail the countrys plan to become a major crew change hub.This was the statement made by one of the industrys manning leaders following a report made by the Singapore Navys Information Fusion Centre (IFC) that two sea robberies…

Singtel, StarHub pay-TV subscriptions to shrink further: Fitch Solutions, Companies & Markets

PAY-TV subscriber losses in Singapore are set to increase as over-the-top (OTT) streaming services proliferate, and there will be few prospects for this trend to reverse, said Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research.Linear entertainment services are losing their appeal in Singapore, as consumers in the city-state…

Flights Demonstrate GA-ASIs SeaGuardians Maritime Capabilities

An MQ-9B SeaGuardian. General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsSAN DIEGO General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GAASI) concluded a set of maritime test flights over the sea-lanes off the coast of Southern California on Sept. 11, using the MQ-9B SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS), the company said in a Sept. 14 release.

DVIDS - News - Military Sealift Command Accepts Delivery Of Newest Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Migu

Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Miguel Keith (T-ESB 5) was delivered to Military Sealift Command (MSC) today, during a brief ceremony onboard the ship at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, Calif. The 784-foot-long ship honors Miguel Keith a U. S. Marine, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions as a machine gunner with Combined Action Platoon 132…

ECOWAS, AU Synergy toward Maritime Transport, Security

An ECOWAS Ministerial Council Meeting held Monday, October 17, chaired Liberias Transport Minister Angela Cassell Bush, is expected to have adopted a resolution to establish a Transnational Shipping Company while at an AU gathering over the weekend, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf pushed for maritime security and the active…

Pirates Board Oil Supertanker, Kidnap 19 Crew Members  | Rigzone

(Bloomberg) -- Pirates boarded a fully loaded supertanker off the coast of Nigeria, an act that is sure to ring alarm bells for insurers about the risk of collecting oil from Africa’s biggest producer.Nineteen crew were kidnapped and remain missing, a spokeswoman for Navios, the ship’s owner said by phone Wednesday. The incident happened late Tuesday about 77 nautical miles from Bonny Island…

Strategic Depth: The potential causative factor of post-Taliban Afghan Armed Conflict

The recent turn of events regarding Pakistans maritime ambitions and development programmes, can be seen as an attempt to maximize power. This power politics is quite obvious, as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project sets new horizons for regional connectivity and trade for Pakistan, which concerns India to the very core.

Can the INF treaty survive after U.S. withdrawal?

The recent turn of events regarding Pakistans maritime ambitions and development programmes, can be seen as an attempt to maximize power. This power politics is quite obvious, as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project sets new horizons for regional connectivity and trade for Pakistan, which concerns India to the very core.