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Red Sea crisis nears boiling point, unable to heat up spot rates

Russian warships recently entered the Red Sea, their objectives shrouded in ambiguity.

The Quad: Responding to China’s Moves Into the Indian Ocean

President Mohamed Muizzu of the Maldives, inaugurated in November 2023, has adopted a pro-China stance, advocating for the removal of Indian troops and fostering closer ties with Beijing.

EU-Seychelles accord could slow Indian Ocean drug trade

In October 2023, Seychelles and the European Union (EU) reached a pivotal agreement allowing the transfer of suspected drug and weapons traffickers from EU Naval Force to Seychelles for prosecution.

How maritime law enforcement can combat China’s gray-zone aggression

In recent events, China's Coast Guard has displayed aggression in the South China Sea, notably forcing a Filipino fishing crew away from Scarborough Shoal, a territory recognized as belonging to the..

Chinese aggression ramps up in the South China Sea

In 2023, the South China Sea witnessed an alarming surge in Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) and maritime militia activities, igniting heightened maritime tensions, notably around the Philippines.

Impact of Red Sea crisis on Africa – red flag or red herring?

The Red Sea crisis poses significant economic challenges for African countries, compounding existing issues stemming from COVID-19 and the Ukraine conflict.

The U.S. perspective on Black Sea security

In recent years, the Black Sea has emerged from relative obscurity to a focal point of strategic interest, prompting renewed attention from the United States.

Dryad Flags Red Sea 'Electronic Warfare' Alert

In Dryad Global's recent Maritime Security Threat Advisory (MSTA), we highlighted a concerning "electronic warfare/interference" alert in the Red Sea.

Somalia Turkey maritime deal is a win for both countries and not a power play for the horn of Africa

The recent defence pact between Somalia and Turkey marks a significant step for regional security, focusing on land and maritime cooperation to bolster Somalia's defence capabilities.

While the China threat grabs the headlines these are the maritime issues Southeast Asians want to talk about

Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong delivered a stark admonition to Southeast Asian leaders, cautioning of a potential "devastating" conflict over the South China Sea unless diplomatic and legal..