24 April 2018– Saudi media is reporting that the Houthi rebels have captured nineteen oil tankers, and have prevented them from entering Hodeidah port. Mohammed Al Jaber, Saudi ambassador to Yemen and the Executive Director of the Comprehensive Humanitarian Support … Read the rest
On 13 April, a joint U.S.-U.K.-French naval and air strike was launched against the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons programme … Read the rest
Maritime Security Review for the week of 16 – 22 April 2018. This issue includes:
- Review of piracy and armed robbery against vessels in Asia (Q1 update)
- An update on port conditions in Yemen and Libya: The nephew of former Yemeni president leads clashes against Houthi forces in Taiz; Libya eyes fuel marking, boat seizures, to counter fuel smuggling; Haftar’s illness stokes fears of a succession feud
Maritime Security Review for the week of 9 – 15 April 2018. This issue includes:
- A review of Q1 global maritime incidents;
- An update on the situation at ports in Yemen and Libya: Saudi Arabia shoots down Houthi missiles; Libyan military chief Khalifa Haftar suffers stroke.