ReCAAP ISC warning: Unauthorized boardings on ships in Singapore Strait
During January-October 2019, three incidents of unauthorized boarding of ships in locations of close proximity to each other were reported in the western sector of Singapore Strait, ReCAAP ISC said in a new incident alert.
More attacks ‘highly likely’ by Iran on shipping in Strait of Hormuz
The threat remains “highly likely” of more attacks by Iran on commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz according to the world’s largest war risk insurer, the Norwegian Shipowners’ Mutual War Risks Insurance Association (DNK).
Typhoon halts ferry services in south China strait
GUANGZHOU, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Ferry services in south China's Qiongzhou Strait have been halted on Saturday...
Security Advice for the Mandeb Strait
During the evening of Sunday 9 October, it is alleged that two missiles, fired from Yemen, targeted US Navy destroyer USS Mason operating in the Bab al Mandeb. Neither missile was successful but, following the attack earlier this month on the HSV-2 Swift,
Malacca Strait transits grow 2% to record in 2015, boxships see dip in H2
The number of vessels transiting the Malacca Strait grew to 2% in 2015 to hit a new all time high, however, the number of containerships using the key waterway dipped below 2010 levels in the second half of the year. ...
Hainan Strait Shipping to acquire port and shipping assets
Hainan Strait Shipping has announced that it is working on the acquisitions of a series of assets in shipping, port, and supply chain management sectors.
New Blackbeards of Malacca Strait: Southeast Asia’s pirates are getting bolder
Much of the petroleum that keeps Asia humming arrives by sea on tankers. But these vessels filled with crude oil aren’t just plying ordinary waters. They’re plying seas infamous for piracy. ...