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Suspected Iranian hackers target Israeli shipping and logistics companies

Several shipping and logistics websites in Israel were hacked to gather information about their users, according to a report by Tel Aviv-based cybersecurity company ClearSky.

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 5th June 2023

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 5th June 2023.

UAE withdraws from US-led maritime coalition

The UAE has exited a US-led multinational security force that protects shipping in the Gulf, in a high-profile sign of the ongoing rift between Washington and a key Middle East security partner.

U.S., UK Navies Respond to Merchant Vessel Distress Call in Strait of Hormuz

United States and United Kingdom Royal Navy forces responded to a distress call from a merchant vessel transiting the Strait of Hormuz, June 4, as Iranian fast-attack boats harassed the commercial..

U.S.-Led Multinational Partnership Launches New Task Force for Maritime Security Training in Middle East

The U.S.-led multinational partnership, Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), established a new task force May 22 that will train partner navies and improve operational capabilities to enhance maritime..

AU laments sea blindness, lack of maritime law in coastal countries

The African Union (AU) has said most countries in West and Central Africa are sea blind as they focus on security on land and abandon those in the maritime domain, which is affecting the global..

Action can be taken to mitigate the impact of kidnap on crew

Although shipmanagers and owners are taking ever greater steps to protect their crews, the fact is that piracy is rife throughout parts of Asia, Africa and the Americas and it is likely that on any..

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 30th May 2023

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 29th May 2023.

Ransomware represents a major threat to the maritime industry

Corey Ranslem, CEO of Dryad Global, on why the superyacht industry should be paying attention to the escalating sophistication of hackers’ operations…

Airstrikes at Libyan Port

Open-Source reporting indicates that airstrikes have been conducted throughout al Zawiya and at the fishing port of al-Maya port 30km east of al Zawiya. Details regarding the incident remain unclear..