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Red Sea shipping costs rising after Houthis target more commercial vessels

As reported by Reuters, the cost of shipping goods through the Red Sea is increasing due to the escalating attacks by Yemen's Houthis on ships they believe are connected to Israel.

Houthi threat to Israel, threatens maritime security in volatile Middle-East

The escalating threat posed by Iran-backed Houthi insurgents in the Red Sea has raised concerns about maritime security in the volatile Middle East.

Re-Imagining Africa’s Agency in Global Maritime Security

To address rising maritime security challenges along the African coastline, including the capture of the fishing vessel Almeraj 1 off the coast of Somalia, the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and..

'Grey war zone' in South China sea a cause of concern: Indian Navy

India's concerns in the South China Sea have been voiced by the Indian Navy, highlighting the rise of non-traditional security threats like maritime terrorism, piracy, illegal fishing, and..

Assessing Yemen as a Second Front in the Gaza War

In recent events, Yemen's Houthi rebels hijacked a cargo ship indirectly linked to Israel, signaling their alliance with Hezbollah and Hamas in opposing Israel's actions in Gaza. The hijacking of the..

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 18th Dec 23

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

AI and Maritime Cybersecurity: A New Horizon for Vessel Protection

In an era where cybersecurity threats in the maritime sector are escalating, it’s crucial for Chief Security Officers (CSOs) and maritime professionals to stay ahead of the curve. Dryad Global’s..

The Challenge of Maritime Security in the Global South

In the complex realm of maritime security, the Global South faces new and emerging threats that demand collaborative strategies in order to effectively improve interoperability among government..

Strait of Hormuz/oil: Sanguine markets belie growing risk

As tensions rise in the Middle East due to the ongoing conflict in Gaza, there is growing concern about the potential disruption of the vital Gulf shipping route through the Strait of Hormuz. While..

Metis Insights: Houthi Hijacking in the Red Sea

Amid a climate of heightened tensions and evolving threats in maritime security, Dryad Global presents a critical analysis of the recent Houthi insurgent hijacking in the Red Sea in the latest Metis..

Houthi militia risk dragging America into a new global war

The Houthi militia in Yemen is posing a significant risk that could potentially drag the United States into a new global war.

Maritime Security Incident Overview: M/V Strinda

The M/V Strinda, a Norwegian-owned chemical tanker, became the latest target of regional hostilities in a maritime incident that highlights the escalating risks in strategic sea lanes.

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 11th Dec 23

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 11th December 2023.

Unlocking the Minilateral Paradigm for ASEAN Maritime Security Cooperation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) currently faces many time-sensitive challenges, maritime security chief among them.

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Pole Star Global: Combatting a new era of maritime sanctions evasion

Deceptive shipping practices (DSPs), notably AIS spoofing and dark fleet activity, have surged in recent years. This presents a formidable challenge for sanctions compliance. Pole Star Global and..

NATO Needs a Maritime Strategy for a Darker Age

In today’s evolving maritime landscape, NATO faces a critical need for a revamped Maritime Strategy to effectively align with the shifting dynamics outlined in the 2022 Strategic Concept. The current..

Philippines Seeks Greater Regional Cooperation on South China Sea Disputes

Amidst escalating tensions in the South China Sea, the Philippines seeks to foster regional cooperation by engaging with neighboring nations like Malaysia and Vietnam. President Ferdinand Marcos Jr...

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Houthi maritime attacks signal alarming rise in piracy sophistication, require urgent global response

In a concerning development, recent Houthi attacks at sea indicate a level of sophistication and training previously unseen in maritime piracy.

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 4th Dec 23

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 4th December 2023.

Outsourcing Surveillance: A Cost-Effective Strategy to Maintain Maritime Supremacy

In today's militaristic maritime landscape, surveillance stands as a pivotal element, allowing militaries to comprehend the movements and vulnerabilities of both allies and foes. The Russo-Ukrainian..

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Ukraine deserves major praise for maritime wins, beating back Russia along Black Sea

Ukraine's 2023 counteroffensive has stirred varied reactions in the West, with many focusing on land victories- overlooking significant maritime successes.

Iran’s Proxies in Yemen Are a Danger We Can’t Ignore

Attacks on military bases manned by U.S. Armed Forces and defense contractors in the Middle East, carried out by Iran-backed proxies, have reached a total of 66 since October 17.