Posts Tagged ‘vessel’

Over 60 People Have Drowned In Capsizing Of Migrant Vessel Off Libya, U.N. Says

The shipwreck was the latest tragedy in this part of the Mediterranean Sea, a key but dangerous route for migrants seeking a better life in Europe. Source

Greenpeace activists board vessel carrying Shell oil platform

Activists from environmental group Greenpeace boarded a vessel contracted to Shell as it sailed in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, demanding that the Anglo-Dutch oil giant “stop drilling and start paying”. Source

CLASH IN THE AEGEAN: Port guards point guns at Turkish vessel attempting to ram Greek boat (VIDEO)

A Turkish Coast Guard vessel harassed its Hellenic Coast Guard counterpart, within Greek territorial waters, on the morning of January 5, 2023 in the Aegean Sea close Farmakonisi. On Wednesday, the newspaper Dimokratia brought to light the video which proves Turkish aggression against Greece. The video clearly shows how close and at what speed the… […]

US Navy seizes ammunition-laden vessel from Iran to Yemen

The US Navy said it had seized a fishing trawler smuggling ammunition from Iran to war-torn Yemen, reports Anadolu Agency. In a statement, the Bahrain-based United States Fifth Fleet said the boat was intercepted in the Gulf of Aden on December  1 while carrying more than 50 tons of ammunition rounds, fuses, and propellants for […]

IRGC unveils Shahid Soleimani combat patrol vessel

TEHRAN— In a ceremony on Monday, a combat patrol vessel named “Shahid Soleimani” was unveiled and added to the equipment of the IRGC Navy. The ceremony was held at the presence of Major General Mohammad Bagheri, the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces, and Hossein Salami, Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutions Guards Corps.  […]

IRGC unveils Shahid Soleimani combat patrol vessel

TEHRAN— In a ceremony on Monday, a combat patrol vessel named “Shahid Soleimani” was unveiled and added to the equipment of the IRGC Navy. The ceremony was held at the presence of Major General Mohammad Bagheri, the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces, and Hossein Salami, Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutions Guards Corps.  […]

Cargo ship beached after colliding with vessel in bay of Gibraltar

A government spokesperson said that the situation was under control and that no one was injured in the collision.

US Coast Guard Vessel Denied Port Call in Solomon Islands

U.S. Coast Guard vessel, the Oliver Henry, was greeted with silence when it requested permission for a scheduled port call in the Solomon Islands, forcing the crew to Papua New Guinea instead. The incident comes amid mounting concerns about the influence of the Chinese Communist Party in the region and the ongoing weakening of democratic […]

Iranian vessel retrieves seized oil, leaves Greece

TEHRAN— An Iranian-flagged tanker has reclaimed an oil cargo that the U.S. had confiscated and is on its way to depart Greece, people knowledgeable with the situation say. Source

NITC vessel aids damaged cargo ship

TEHRAN – An oil vessel belonging to the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) has saved the crew of a cargo ship damaged in the Persian Gulf waters, IRNA reported. Source

Houthis seize ‘hostile’ vessel off Yemen which Saudis say carried medical equipment

The Iran-aligned Houthi movement that controls most of northern Yemen hijacked a United Arab Emirates-flagged cargo vessel engaged in “hostile acts” but which the Saudis said was carrying hospital equipment, reports Reuters. The ship was heading to the Saudi port of Jizan, just north of Yemen, from the Yemeni Red Sea island of Socotra when […]

Asphalt Princess: Hijackers have left vessel off UAE coast, says British navy group

The hijackers who seized a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman left the targeted ship on Wednesday, the British navy reported, without elaborating. The British military’s United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations reported that the incident, which it had described as a “potential hijack” the night before, was […]

Shots fired from Turkish vessel at Cypriot coastguard: reports

A Turkish vessel fired warning shots at a Cypriot coastguard boat that was on patrol near the port of Kato Pyrgos, on the northwest coast of the contested island, Cypriot media has reported. The shots were fired at 3.30 a.m. local time, the Cypriot news agency reported, just west of the line that divides the […]

Sea-Watch vessel demands port of safety after rescuing 455 people in 48 hours

Sea-Watch 4 vessel demanded they be granted port of safety by Maltese or Italian authorities after rescuing hundreds of people in just over 48 hours, the charity said on Sunday 2 May. The NGO is demanding that European authorities immediately assign a port of safety as the vessel reached the limit of its capacity following […]

Suez Canal Shipping Backlog Ends, Days After Giant Vessel Freed

Ship Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, is seen after it was fully floated in Suez Canal, Egypt March 29, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany The last ships stranded by the grounding of a giant container vessel in the Suez Canal should pass through the waterway on Saturday, according to the […]

Tehran rejects Netanyahu’s accusations over explosion of vessel in Gulf of Oman and is ‘closely monitoring’ Israeli actions

Tehran has dismissed claims made by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran was behind an attack on an Israeli merchant ship in the Gulf of Oman last Thursday, adding that security in the region is just as important for Iran. “The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman are Iran’s immediate security areas,” Foreign Ministry […]

Hamas naval vessel posing as fishing boat said destroyed off Gaza coast

A Hamas naval vessel posing as a fishermen’s boat off the Gaza coast this week was the source of a “potential threat” to Israeli ships in the area, according to an unsourced report by Channel 12 on Friday. The network’s military correspondent reported that many of the details of the incident on Monday were banned […]

Tehran says ‘technical issue’ cause of vessel detention after Indonesia seizes Iranian tanker over alleged illegal oil transfer

Tehran has dismissed allegations that an Iranian-flagged oil tanker has been seized for illegally transferring oil, despite Indonesian authorities claiming the ship was “caught red-handed.” Speaking on Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said they were still waiting for more information from the Indonesian government but claimed a senior Iranian diplomat had assured Tehran […]

Iran tells S.Korea not to politicize seized vessel; demands $7 billion

Iran said on Sunday that South Korea should avoid politicizing the seizure of its vessel by Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Gulf, Iranian state media reported, while pressing Seoul to release $7 billion in funds frozen amid US sanctions. South Korea’s vice foreign minister, Choi Jong-kun, arrived in Tehran on Sunday to discuss the release […]

Iran tells South Korea not to politicize seized vessel, demands release of funds

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