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Russia Targets Dutch North Sea Infrastructure, MIVD Says

Russia has in recent months tried to gain intelligence to sabotage critical infrastructure in the Dutch part of the North Sea, Dutch military intelligence agency MIVD said on Monday.

Experts react: How a year of war in Europe remade NATO, and what comes next

What is the North Atlantic Treaty Organization for? What should it do, and how? Will the Europeans spend more on defense? Will the United States stay committed? These were the questions bedeviling..

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 27th February 2023

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 27th February 2023.

How a new Vietnam-Indonesia deal will affect South China Sea disputes

A recent agreement between Indonesia and Vietnam over maritime boundaries in the South China Sea will likely smooth over the occasionally tense relationship between the two South East Asian nations.

Navy Want Middle East Countries in Unmanned Maritime Awareness Network

The commander of the U.S. Navy in the Middle East is pitching more countries in the region to use more unmanned systems to counter criminal activities and possible terrorist and military threats off..

Bridge Watch: Weather Routing for Optimal Voyages

Weather routing helps shipping companies reduce costs, save fuel, and operate safely, optimizing each and every voyage.

[OPINION] A trilateral option for maritime security: Can the Philippines and Japan make it work?

The region’s geopolitical landscape is about to change, after President Marcos and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced the possible formation of a security triad involving the Philippines, Japan,..

The Evolving Iranian-Houthi Relationship Spells Trouble for Ending the Yemen Conflict

On January 6, the United States intercepted 2,000 assault weapons on their way from Iran to Yemen. Nine days later, a French ship seized another boatload of Iranian weapons on its way to Yemen. This..

Lebanon and Israel’s historic maritime border deal

After more than 12 years since major natural gas discoveries in the Levant Basin in the Eastern Mediterranean, the region has come to a historic understanding. In October 2022, Lebanon and Israel..

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 20th February 2023

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 20th February 2023.

Philippines urges China to prevent any 'provocative act' after complaint over laser

China should restrain its forces to prevent them committing any "provocative act", the Philippine military said on Monday, after Manila accused China's coast guard of using a laser to try to disrupt..

Bridge Watch: US Coast Guard Cybersecurity Facilities Guidance

In this week's Bridge Watch, Corey Ranslem, CEO Dryad Global talks about the United States Coast Guard (USCG) cybsersecurity guidance on facilities in the maritime transportation system.

An ocean of weapons: arms smuggling to Somalia

Rather than relying on foreign navies, Horn of Africa countries must lead in stemming illicit arms inflows.

The Iranian armada of 'ghost' ships carrying Russian oil is growing

Iran's "ghost" armada that carry Russian oil is growing as Western sanctions on Moscow crude intensify.

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 13th February 2023

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 13th February 2023.

Meet the Dryad Global team at Miami International Boat Show 2023

This week our team will be on location at the Miami International Boat Show 2023 to showcase our ARMS™ maritime risk and intelligence technology to Superyacht Managers and Operators.

Maintaining Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean

Shipping needs to continue to maintain a high level of awareness in the Western Indian Ocean and follow Best Management Practices (BMP) to deter piracy, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and EUNAVFOR..

Indonesia’s Asean role means hope for South China Sea code

Indonesia’s Asean role means hope for South China Sea code, but no deal expected this year.

Egypt just seized part of Libya’s maritime zone

Egypt just seized part of Libya’s maritime zone. What’s the story behind the Egyptian decree no one is talking about?

Bridge Watch: FSO Safer, a decaying supertanker posing a grave environmental & humanitarian threat

In this week's Bridge Watch, CEO Corey Ranslem discusses the looming environmental and humanitarian threat posed by the FSO Safer.

The Future of Cybersecurity

Trying to predict what is going to happen with technology and the future is always risky.

China tries to charm Southeast Asia

The South China Sea is a treasure trove for the seven states with territorial claims in the area – Brunei, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 6th February 2023

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 6th February 2023.

USCG: New maritime cyber-security assessment

The US Coast Guard released the Maritime Cybersecurity Assessment & Annex Guide (MCAAG), to help Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA)-regulated facilities and other Marine Transportation..

Why the SDF is still patrolling the Gulf of Aden for pirates

When a light suddenly flashed across the radar screen, the crew inside a Maritime Self-Defense Force P-3C patrol aircraft stationed in East Africa alerted the pilots to a potential situation at sea.