Channel - 16 Maritime Risk and Security News

Intelligent Broadcast of Global Risk Intelligence and Security

Follow us

Posts about


UN says insurance coverage secured to salvage rusting oil tanker off Yemen

The United Nations has secured an insurance coverage to start a ship-to-ship transfer of 1.1 barrels of crude from a rusting tanker moored off the coast of war-torn Yemen — oil that could cause a..

Stemming the tide of piracy in Southeast Asia

The International Chamber of Commerce published a new report on piracy and armed robbery against ships early this year.

Combating piracy in the world’s most dangerous waters

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on combating piracy in West Africa. Norway and Ghana introduced the initiative and led the negotiation process leading up to the resolution.

UN authorisation to fight piracy in Somali waters lapses

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has not extended a resolution for the fight against piracy and armed robbery at sea within Somalia’s territorial waters.


The United Nations Security Council has not extended UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2608 (2021) which, among other measures, allowed for the fight against piracy and armed robbery of..

Yemen's Houthis agree U.N. proposal to offload decaying oil tanker

Yemen's Houthi movement has signed an agreement with the United Nations to deal with a decaying oil tanker threatening to spill 1.1 million barrels of crude oil off the war-torn country's coast, a..

Houthis renege on new deal to prevent Red Sea oil spill disaster

The Iran-backed Houthi militia in Yemen on Sunday reneged on a deal to head off an environmental disaster in the Red Sea, only hours after reaching an agreement with the UN.

Yemen’s Houthis reject UN call to free UAE-flagged ship

Yemeni Houthi rebels have rejected a UN request to release an Emirati-flagged vessel they seized earlier this month, along with its 11-member crew, saying the ship was carrying “military assets”.

UN requests inspection of Yemen ports

The UN has requested an inspection of Hodeidah ports following claims that they have been used for military purposes.