Security Updates

Maritime Security Review (26 March 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 19 – 25 March 2018.  This issue includes:

  • An update on ports in Yemen and Libya:  Yemen forces foil naval attack, Houthi ballistic missile in western Yemen; Libyan army nabs 16 al-Qaeda-linked foreign militants
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Maritime Security Review (19 March 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 12 – 18 March 2018.  This issue includes:

  • Review of global piracy incidents
  • Update on ports in Libya and Yemen – Libya:  Tanker seized over smuggling near Abu Kamash; Embassy staff accused of trafficking migrants in Libya; in Yemen:  US – Iran improved Houthi ability to hit Arab coalition seapower; Yemen security forces seize shipment of weapons enroute to Houthis
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Maritime Security Review (12 March 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 5 – 11 March 2018.  This issue includes:

  • Review of piracy and armed robbery against vessels in Asia – Monthly review (February 2018)
  • Update on ports in Yemen and Libya – A US trading company filed a federal complaint that the Liberian company it contracted to ship oil also tried to smuggle weapons to Yemen; a car bomb explosion kills three in Ajdabiya, Libya
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Maritime Security Review (5 March 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 26 February – 4 March 2018.  This issue includes:

  • Review of global piracy incidents
  • Update on ports in Libya and Yemen:  UN Report – Egypt, UAE have violated the arms embargo in support of Haftar’s forces in Libya; Saudi Arabia dismisses top military commanders as war in Yemen stalemates.
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Maritime Security Review (26 February 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 19 – 25 February 2018.  This issue includes:

  • Intercargo issues an alert in regards to the increasing threat of hijack and kidnap in and around Nigerian waters.
  • Update on ports in Libya and Yemen: Houthis suffer major losses in Yemen’s Hodeidah; Yemeni forces secure key al-Qaeda stronghold; Transparency International: Libya ranks 171 out of 180 in corruption
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