The Maritime Executive

Red Sea Security Crisis Affects a Widening Swath of the Global Economy

The Houthi missile attacks in the Red Sea are causing a significant impact on maritime commerce, extending beyond liner shipping to wet bulk, dry bulk, car carriers, and LNG trades.

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..

Bulker's Master Injured in Armed Robbery in Strait of Malacca

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

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.

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..

Nigeria Adds Another Risk for Tanker Owners: Sudden Tax Bills

Nigerian authorities have added another potential compliance risk for tanker owners: newly-assessed back taxes.

Panama's Registry “Cleans Up” Fleet for International Compliance

The Panama Maritime Authority reports it is taking steps to increase its enforcement and remove ships from the registry that are failing to uphold standards or are involved in illegal activities or..

Indigenous Peruvians Attack and Block Oil Company’s Vessels

PetroTal, a Canadian-based company that reports it is the largest crude oil producer in Peru, said that its vessels and crews are coming under attack by the indigenous population as it works to move..

Crew Kidnapped from Eagle Bulk Vessel off West Africa Released

Three crewmembers kidnapped from a bulker off the coast of Gabon in West Africa have been released after approximately three weeks in captivity.

What Do You Do if a Hacker Takes Control of Your Ship?

NTNU is training mariners on how to respond to a cyberattack in progress You stand on the bridge and the course is seen digitally. Still, why does the ship continue to turn west?