Posts Tagged ‘ships’

9th Century Latin Manuscript Describes a Region “From Whence Come Ships In The Clouds” (UFOs)

The Facts: UFO disclosure within the mainstream continues to ramp up every-single year, as the topic continues to be legitimized in ways that we’ve never seen before. Reflect On: Is mainstream UFO disclosure a type of ‘controlled narrative,’ one that could perhaps be used for ulterior motives? The topic of UFOs and extraterrestrials, as well […]

Australia deploys military aircraft & navy ships to help fire-ravaged communities

Wednesday’s deployment used military helicopters and naval vessels to deliver water, food and fuel to areas that have been completely cut off by the fires in the states of New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria. An estimated 4,000 people in the Victorian coastal town of Mallacoota fled to the seashore on Tuesday, after winds pushed […]

Greece To Help Tripoli ‘Block Turkish Ships’ As Libyan War Spills Into Mediterranean

The years-long war for post-Gaddafi Libya now threatens to spill over into the Mediterranean as Turkey and Greece line up on either side of the conflict. Each side is now threatening the others’ allied ships in southern waters after a controversial maritime deal expanded Turkish claims off Libya’s coast. On Thursday Benghazi-based General Kalifa Haftar […]

Iran plans to spend €300mn to build 200 large cargo ships: Minister

Press TV – Iran’s minister of industries and trade says the country will spend nearly 300 million euros to build 200 large vessels as an ailing shipbuilding sector keeps growing only because foreign companies avoid offering services to the country due to the American sanctions.   “We have defined a target for construction of 200 […]

Iran denies ships carrying grain are held up outside ports over payment

Press TV – Iranian authorities have rejected reports suggesting that ships carrying imports of food and grain have been stuck outside two main ports in southern Iran simply because American sanctions on the country are creating payment problems.   A senior government official in the southern Iranian province of Khuzestan confirmed on Thursday that ships […]

US: Iran Ships Pose As US Warhips To Jam Oil Tankers’ GPS

The U.S. Maritime Administration has issued a fresh warning regarding commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf and the key oil chokepoint the Strait of Hormuz, saying that vessels in the area may encounter GPS interference and “spoofed bridge-to-bridge communications from unknown entities falsely claiming to be U.S. or coalition warships.” “Vessels operating […]

China, Other Countries Receive Oil From 12 Iranian Ships in the Teeth of US Sanctions – Report

China and a number of other states are receiving oil supplies from a greater number of Iranian tankers than was previously estimated, in defiance of the sanctions slapped on Iranian oil producers by the US, an investigative piece with respective gif-maps by the New York Times has suggested. Having reviewed data from MarineTraffic and Refinitiv, two ship-tracking […]

Iran ships stranded in Brazil to depart this weekend, officials say

RIO DE JANEIRO — Two Iranian ships stranded off the coast of Brazil for weeks will set sail this weekend, officials said Saturday, after a court ordered state oil giant Petrobras to fill up the vessels. The bulk carriers have been stuck at a Paranagua port in the southern state of Parana since early last […]

Royal Navy to protect British ships in Strait of Hormuz – ministry

Confirming the decision, the ministry said that British ships should give “sufficient notice” to the Royal Navy so that they can be given safe passage through the Strait. “Freedom of navigation is crucial for the global trading system and world economy, and we will do all we can to defend it,” a government spokesman said. […]

Iran warns Brazil of consequences over refusing fuel to ships

Iran has asked Brazil to allow refueling of Iranian ships or have Tehran cancel imports worth about $2 billion a year from the Latin American country. At least two Iranian ships are reportedly stranded off the Brazilian coast because state oil company Petrobras is refusing fuel to them. President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday […]

MPs call for charging foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz

MNA – Members of the Iranian Parliament hailed the swiftness of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in seizing a violating British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, calling for putting a toll to ships passing through the narrow waterway. In a statement signed on Sunday, 160 Iranian lawmakers cast support to IRGC’s move and […]

US to launch plan for ‘free passage’ of ships in Iran’s waterway

Aspen, Colorado – The United States is concerned that a “miscalculation” by Iran could cause an “unintended conflict” in the Gulf, as it prepares to launch a new surveillance and intelligence initiative with its allies to ensure “free and open passage” for ships. “We are starting a concept called Sentinel in which […]

Britain advises its ships to stay away from Strait of Hormuz after tanker seized by Iran

“We have advised UK shipping to stay out of the area for an interim period,” a government spokesperson said on Saturday. The decision was made after the cabinet convened for an emergency meeting in Whitehall. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized British-flagged and Swedish-owned oil tanker Stena Impero, which they said violated […]

2019 Cadet Asian C’ships: Iran claim title

Press TV – Iran Greco-Roman wrestlers have claimed the title, after tallying four gold, two silver and a bronze medal on the second day of the 2019 Cadet Asian Championships in Kazakhstan. Having pocketed three gold, a sliver and a bronze medal a day earlier, Iran went on to secure the championship when Hojjat Rezaee […]

2019 Cadet Asian C’ships: Iran wins 3 golds in day 1

Iran’s Greco-romans style Wrestlers have shown great performance in day one of the 2019 Cadet Asian Championships, which is underway in Kazakhstan, pocketing three golds, one sliver, and one bronze medal. Amirreza Dehbozorgi, Saeed Esmaeili, and Saeed Karimizadeh grabbed golds in the 48, 51, and 92 kg categories respectively. Meanwhile, Danial Sohrabi bagged silver in […]

Philippines ships 69 containers of dumped rubbish back to Canada

A cargo ship carrying tonnes of rubbish dumped in the Philippines by Canada more than five years ago, causing a festering diplomatic row, has left the Southeast Asian country, as nations in the region increasingly reject serving as dumpsites for wealthier states. The 69 shipping containers of rotting waste were loaded onto the M/V […]

Food, fuel ships to Venezuela are being sabotaged, says Maduro

Vessels carrying food “were sabotaged and did not leave the ports where they were going to leave,” said Maduro during Monday’s meeting with party leaders in Caracas. He added that ten boats carrying fuel were also sabotaged. At a meeting of the United Socialist Party which leads, Maduro also drew a link between the alleged […]

Iran can sink US ships with ‘new secret weapons’, senior military official warns

Without mincing words, General Morteza Qorbani, an adviser to Iran’s military command, cautioned that should Washington “commit the slightest stupidity, we will send these ships to the bottom of the sea along with their crew and planes.” Iran, he promised, would do so “using two missiles or two new secret weapons.” He did not specify […]

Iran Calls for Investigation into Incidents to Ships Near UAE

Source May 13, 2019 Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman called incidents on Sunday to ships near the coast of Fujairah “worrisome and dreadful”, and asked for an investigation into aspects of the matter. Abbas Mousavi was cited by the semi-official ISNA news agency as saying “such incidents have negative impact on maritime transportation security”, and asking […]

Iran hunts for more ships to keep its oil flowing

Reuters | Jonathan Saul, Parisa Hafezi: Iran is discreetly scouring the globe for second-hand oil tankers to replace its ageing fleet and keep crucial crude exports flowing as U.S. sanctions start to bite, Iranian and Western sources said. Since U.S. President Donald Trump reimposed sanctions in November, exploratory talks with South Korea for up to 10 […]

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