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It’s the Terrifying Question: Will the War Spread North?

Recent developments in the Hamas-Israel conflict have raised concerns about the potential for a regional conflagration. Israel's plans for a ground offensive against Hamas have sparked fears of the..

U.S.-Led Multinational Partnership Launches New Task Force for Maritime Security Training in Middle East

The U.S.-led multinational partnership, Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), established a new task force May 22 that will train partner navies and improve operational capabilities to enhance maritime..

US Will Await European Investigations into Nord Stream Pipeline Blasts

U.S. officials say they will await the findings of three independent European investigations into the September blasts that damaged the Nord Stream gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea.

Countries call on flag states to crack down on dark STS oil transfers

Australia, Canada and the US have made a joint submission to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to debate ways to end the use of ship-to-ship (STS) transfers of Russian crude oil.

'Trojan Horse': Why US officials have raised alarm over giant Chinese cargo canes

Ever since US shot down a giant Chinese surveillance balloon over its airspace last month, there has been heightened global scrutiny on the scale of Beijing's spying operations.

[OPINION] A trilateral option for maritime security: Can the Philippines and Japan make it work?

The region’s geopolitical landscape is about to change, after President Marcos and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced the possible formation of a security triad involving the Philippines, Japan,..

USCG: New maritime cyber-security assessment

The US Coast Guard released the Maritime Cybersecurity Assessment & Annex Guide (MCAAG), to help Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA)-regulated facilities and other Marine Transportation..

US-supplied patrol boat aims to enhance Benin’s anti-piracy fight

The United States has delivered a new 10 metre long patrol boat as well as maintenance and launch facilities to Benin to assist it combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.

US offshore oil & gas installation at 'increasing' risk of cyberattack

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has warned that the time to act on securing the US's offshore oil and natural gas installations is now because they are under "increasing" and..

100+ unmanned vessels to be deployed in Gulf region’s strategic waters

A US-led task force will deploy over 100 unmanned vessels in the Gulf region’s strategic waters by next year to stave off maritime threats, the US Central Command chief said Saturday.