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Ukraine's Black Sea grain export success tested by Red Sea crisis

Ukraine has achieved a notable resurgence in Black Sea grain exports, reaching pre-invasion levels, despite facing a new challenge with the Red Sea shipping crisis.

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..

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.

A Sober Analysis of Ukrainian Success in the Black Sea (Thord Are Iversen)

Former Royal Norwegian Navy Officer Thord Are Iversen recently visited CIMSEC's 'Sea Control' podcast to discuss the intricacies of the Ukraine/Russia battle for the Black Sea.

The Increasing Risks of Black Sea Shipping

In the wake of the conflict in Ukraine, the Black Sea has become a hotbed of turmoil, endangering ships ferrying Ukrainian grain.

Russia, a Chinese cargo ship and the sabotage of subsea cables in the Baltic Sea

In a recent incident largely overshadowed by global events, two subsea telecommunications cables and a gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea were deliberately damaged. The 77-kilometer Balticconnector gas..

Chinese & Russian Ships Found In Vicinity Of Damaged Gas Pipeline, Telecoms Cable Raise Security Concerns

Per vessel tracking data, a Chinese container ship and a Russian-flagged ship probed over damage to a gas pipeline in the Gulf of Finland were present at the site at the same time when the telecom..

The Wagner Group’s Web in Libya

Russia has developed a complex network of influence in Libya through the Wagner group and will likely keep using private military actors to maintain its leverage.

Finland Says Gas Pipeline Likely Broken by Ship Dragging Anchor

Damage to a Baltic Sea gas pipeline earlier this month is believed to have been caused by a ship dragging a large anchor along the seabed, but it was too early to tell if this was an accident or a..

UK says Russia plotting to sabotage Ukrainian grain vessels with sea mines

Based on ‘declassified intelligence’, UK says Russia targeting civilian shipping on approaches to Black Sea ports.