Arab alliance destroys Al Houthi UAVs, missiles targeting Saudi Arabia

The Arab Saudi-led alliance said it intercepted and destroyed early Thursday eight unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and three ballistic missiles fired by Yemen’s All Houthis towards Saudi Arabia amid an upsurge of the Iran-aligned rebels’ attacks. On Monday, the alliance Read More …

Look Out! Maritime Early Warning Innovations: Defence and Security Accelerator Competition Document

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking proposals for the development of innovative technologies to provide novel methods of Early Warning (EW) for maritime operations. Run on behalf of the Royal Navy, this competition aims to develop alternative Read More …

Fire extinguished on oil tanker off Syria after suspected drone attack

Syria’s oil ministry said firefighters on Saturday put out a fire on an oil tanker off the Baniyas refinery after a suspected attack by a drone coming from the direction of Lebanese waters. The identity of the vessel was unclear, Read More …

Saudi Arabia: Explosives-laden boat hits fuel ship at Jeddah port, ministry says

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that a fuel transport ship anchored at a Jeddah terminal was hit by an explosive-laden boat in what it called a terrorist attack, after shipping firm Hafnia said one of its tankers was struck by Read More …

Tanker loading crude damaged by floating mine in Yemen

A Maltese-flagged tanker has reportedly been damaged by a mine while taking on crude on October 3 outside the Yemeni port of Bir Ali. MV Syra reportedly suffered significant damage, resulting in a oil spill. Sources report that Syra was Read More …

Maritime security can help resolve the Mozambique insurgency

Over recent months the bloody insurgency in the northern Mozambique province of Cabo Delgado has taken an unprecedented maritime turn. If it worsens, it could have profound socio-economic and security implications for Southern Africa. The Islamic State-inspired Ahlu-Sunnah Wal Jama’at Read More …