Middle East

23 Feb 2024

4 Charged by U.S. for Smuggling Iranian-Made Weapons Into Yemen

The U.S. has brought charges against four individuals following the interception of a dhow carrying Iranian-produced arms in the Arabian Sea.

4 Charged by U.S. for Smuggling Iranian-Made Weapons Into Yemen
22 Feb 2024

Efforts Underway to Save Bulker After Houthi Strike

The Belize-flagged bulk carrier, Rubymar, which sustained damage from a missile strike by Houthi rebels, remains buoyant despite water ingress.

Efforts Underway to Save Bulker After Houthi Strike
21 Feb 2024

U.S. Halts Shipment of Iranian Arms to Houthis

A vessel laden with weapons and materials intended for conflict support was recently detained in the Arabian Sea by a US coats guard cutter.

U.S. Halts Shipment of Iranian Arms to Houthis
16 Feb 2024

U.S. Disrupts Iranian Ship's Operations Digitally

According to a report by NBC News the U.S. executed a cyber operation targeting an Iranian naval vessel in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

U.S. Disrupts Iranian Ship's Operations Digitally
12 Feb 2024

Security Alert as Bulk Carrier Targeted by Houthi Missile

The NASDAQ-listed shipping company Star Bulk's 20-year-old panamax vessel, the Star Iris, was attacked by Houthi forces today.

Security Alert as Bulk Carrier Targeted by Houthi Missile
6 Feb 2024

Samsung's 15 Ship Boost for QatarEnergy

QatarEnergy is advancing its fleet expansion efforts with a freshly inked agreement to acquire 15 LNG carriers from Samsung Heavy Industries.

Samsung's 15 Ship Boost for QatarEnergy
28 Jan 2024

Crisis in Red Sea Halts UN's Completion of FSO Safer Ops

The ongoing maritime crisis in the Red Sea has led to the halting of efforts to dismantle the FSO Safer, an aging tanker.

Crisis in Red Sea Halts UN's Completion of FSO Safer Ops
24 Jan 2024

Iran Converts Boxship into Drone Carrier

Iran is launching its first drone carrier, a converted boxship, adding to growing concerns surrounding the situation in the Middle East.

Iran Converts Boxship into Drone Carrier
23 Jan 2024

Animal Welfare Alarm Sounded as Cattle Struggle in Red Sea Chaos

A vessel transporting cattle from Australia, initially bound for the Middle East, has reportedly rerouted towards Africa.

Animal Welfare Alarm Sounded as Cattle Struggle in Red Sea Chaos
23 Jan 2024

Two Missing SEALS Presumed Dead from Raid on Iran Ship

Military officials said that the U.S. Navy SEALs who went missing in the Gulf of Aden amidst a raid on an Iranian ship have still not been found.

Two Missing SEALS Presumed Dead from Raid on Iran Ship
23 Jan 2024

French Warship Becomes Floating Hospital For Injured Gazans

As health infrastructure in Gaza collapses up to 1,000 people have been treated in a French field hospital aboard a ship off the Egypt coast.

French Warship Becomes Floating Hospital For Injured Gazans
22 Jan 2024

UK MoD to Upgrade Defence Missile System Used in Red Sea

In a statement made by the MoD a missile system will be upgraded to feature a new warhead & software enabling it to counter ballistic missile threads.

UK MoD to Upgrade Defence Missile System Used in Red Sea
20 Jan 2024

More Ships Signal No Ties to Israel to Avoid Houthi Attacks

In an effort to avoid Houthi attacks in the Red Sea, cargo ships are broadcasting that they are not affiliated with Israel.

More Ships Signal No Ties to Israel to Avoid Houthi Attacks
17 Jan 2024

Security Operation: Iran Seizes Tanker Off Qeshm Island

The tanker flagged under the Marshall Islands, which Iran seized in the Gulf of Oman Thursday, has been pinpointed to the east of Iran's Qeshm Island

Security Operation: Iran Seizes Tanker Off Qeshm Island
16 Jan 2024

Germany Will Participate in EU Red Sea Naval Mission

Due to continued attacks on vessels by Iran-backed Houthi militia off the Yemen coast, the most important global shipping lane has been paralyzed

Germany Will Participate in EU Red Sea Naval Mission