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Philippines Condemns China’s ‘Floating Barrier’ in South China Sea

The Philippines on Sunday [17th] accused China’s coast guard of installing a “floating barrier” in a disputed area of the South China Sea, which it said prevents Filipinos from entering and fishing..

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Iran’s Oil Smuggling, Sanctions, and Ongoing Tensions: A Deep Dive

In the face of international sanctions, the Iranian regime has persistently engaged in oil smuggling, navigating a complex web of challenges and repercussions. Since the Trump administration’s..

Dryad Global's CEO Corey Ranslem Speaks at The 5th Super Yacht Europe 2023

We're delighted to announce that Dryad Global's CEO, Corey Ranslem, will be speaking at the 5th Super Yacht Europe 2023 event.

How a burnt out, abandoned ship reveals the secrets of a shadow tanker network

The number of vessels transporting sanctioned oil is booming and the consequences can be felt across the world – from Iran, to China, to Ukraine.

Nigeria, 3 Others Launch Operations to Combat Sea Piracy

Nigeria, Benin Republic, Togo, and Niger Republic have joined forces to inaugurate “Operation Safe Domain II,” a collaborative effort aimed at eradicating piracy and maritime crimes in the Gulf of..

Dryad Global Partners with BlackBerry to Deliver Advanced Cybersecurity for Vessel Protection

Dryad Global leverages the power of BlackBerry’s Cylance AI to advance the protection of vessels and maritime cyber endpoint security, to proactively detect malware and prevent cyberattacks, and..

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 25th September 2023

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 25th September 2023.

Sea Robbery in the Singapore Strait

A crucial global trade route is subject to a rash of petty crime, but the consequences aren’t so petty.

ASEAN Maritime Security and What Next Week’s Navy Exercises Mean

Australia’s experience and reputation can support Southeast Asia’s aim of multipolarity. And it doesn’t need to be flashy.

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Experts Warn of Dangers as Shipping Adopts AI Systems

Emerging technology has uses for tracking emissions, avoiding collisions and route planning but the lawyers are circling, seminar told.

SA Navy Chief seeks improved African maritime security through cooperation, exercises

SA Navy (SAN) Chief, Vice Admiral Monde Lobese, gave delegates to last week’s IMDEC (International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference) in Ghana an insight into his thinking on improving..

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 18th September 2023

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 18th September 2023.

Only two scenarios for Russia’s war against Ukraine

There can be no such thing as a “draw” to resolve the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Any outcome other than victory for the Ukrainians, as they define it, will be a victory for the Kremlin.

Intensified Pressure: Why Are There Increased Military Threats to International Maritime Navigation?

Russia’s Caspian Flotilla has been dominant in the inland sea for so long that many have ignored the fact that, over the past several years, it has ceased to be the only national navy that matters.

'We reject the unlawful maritime claims...' US on 2023 Edition of China's Standard Map

The United States on Tuesday (5th Sept.) rejected the so-called "standard map" claims by China and called on the nation to comport with its maritime claims in the South China Sea and elsewhere. In a..

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International Superyacht Society Presents ‘Smart Bridges’ Seminar with Dryad Global CEO

Corey Ranslem will be speaking at the ISS Leadership Seminar entitled ‘Smart Bridges: Now to Next Navigation’ at the Monaco Yacht Show 2023. Are you attending the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS)? This year..

SMC to Unveil Blueprint for Saudi’s Maritime Megaprojects

Forecasts indicate a combined market value of $12.08 billion in 2023.

Turkey Planning To Become Dominant Naval Player In The Caspian – Analysis

Russia’s Caspian Flotilla has been dominant in the inland sea for so long that many have ignored the fact that, over the past several years, it has ceased to be the only national navy that matters.

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 11th September 2023

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Pentagon: No ‘Drop’ in Iran Threat to Ships, As F-35s and Harriers Keep Flying over the Gulf

More than a month after the Pentagon announced it was sending Air Force F-35s, thousands of U.S. Marines and Sailors, and American warships to the Persian Gulf region in response to Iran’s attempted..

Japan Extends Defense Aid to Pacific Nations as Tensions With China Rise

The leaders of Japan and Indonesia have agreed to bolster their ties in maritime security and their cooperation on climate change, energy and investment between the Asian archipelago nations.

White House Scoffs at Beijing’s New Map, ‘False Maritime Claims’

WASHINGTON — The United States will continue to push back against Beijing’s “false maritime claims,” said John Kirby, the National Security Council coordinator for strategic communications, in..

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Towards a Robust Philippines-India Maritime Security Partnership

Since both countries have experienced the impacts of China’s gray zone activities, the sharing of intelligence, information, and best practices will be vital.

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Kenya and India to Collaborate on Maritime Security and Shipbuilding

The African nation of Kenya looks to expand its relationship with India and it works to build its efforts at maritime security as well as advance its ambitions of becoming a shipbuilding, repair, and..

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 4th September 2023

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US Navy Releases RFI For Pacific Training Support Vessels

The US Navy released a Request For Information (RFI) on August 28th for a new class of training vessels dubbed the Pacific Training Support Vessel (PTSV). The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)..

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